Black Bean Blast


Prep Time

5 minutes

Prep Notes

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

Cooking Time

60 minutes

Yields

4 Servings

Ingredients

  • 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 sea salt
  • Pinch of cayenne
  • 1 lime
  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Directions

  1. 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.
  2. Cover and cook for 1 hour.
  3. 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 cook on medium for about 10 minutes.
  4. In a pan, sauté onions and garlic with oil.
  5. Mix beans with sautéed onions, raw peppers, a pinch of cayenne and salt.
  6. Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime.

Credit

Institute for Integrative Nutrition