Black Bean Blast

Prep Notes

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Yields: 4 people


4 cups black beans, cooked

2 tablespoons cinnamon

2 teaspoons cumin

1 onion, diced

2-3 cloves garlic, minced

1 tablespoon olive oil

1 bell pepper, chopped

1 teaspoon salt

Pinch of cayenne

1 lime1/2 cup cilantro, chopped


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

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

Add cinnamon and cumin.

Cover and cook for 1 hour.

If you use canned black beans, empty into pot, mix with cinnamon and cumin, keeping about 1 cup of liquid from the can. 

Cover and cool on medium for about 10 minutes.

In a pan, sauté onions and garlic with oil.

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

Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime.