Black Beans

Black beans are nutritious and delicious and very flexible to add to many recipes from around the world.Try them for any time in black bean salad, dip, burritos, soup, enchiladas and more.

Click on a recipe below for some great ideas using the black beans.

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BLACK BEANS

Black beans are nutritious and delicious and very flexible to add to many recipes from around the world
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 5 minutes
Servings 10 servings
Calories 162 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 lb black beans
  • 1 med. onion chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1-2 tsp cumin seed
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp cinnamon
  • 1 Tbsp coriander
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes
  • 2 Tbsp esposite optional

Instructions

  1. Rinse beans. Place in a large pot and cover with water and leave to soak for 1 hour to over night. Drain and rinse.
  2. Place all ingredients in a pot and cover with enough water to cover the beans about 1 inch. Bring beans to a boil simmer, and skim off any foam that will form at the beginning of the cooking. Cook for 1 to 2 hours or until the beans are tender.

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