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Black Bean Blast

 

Prep Time: 5 minutes Cooking Time: 60 minutes Yield: 4 servings

  • Ingredients:
  • 4 cups black beans, cooked or canned
  • 1 bell pepper, color of your choice
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 2-3 cloves garlic
  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon salt pinch of cayenne

Directions:

1. Wash and soak 2 cups of dried beans the night before.

2. Rinse off soaking water, place in a pot with 3 1/2 cups of water, bring to a boil.

3. Add cinnamon and cumin, cover and cook for 1 hour. If you use canned black beans, empty into pot, mix with spices, keeping about 1 cup of liquid from the can.

4. Cover and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes. 5. Chop onion and peppers, mince garlic.

6. In a pan sauté onions and garlic with oil.

7. Mix beans with sautéed onions, raw peppers, pinch of cayenne and salt.

8. Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime. Serve with grains and/or greens.

 

 



 

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