Quick and Easy Black Bean Recipe

One of my sisters sent me this recipe for black beans and it is SO quick, easy and delicious it’s definitely a keeper.

Works great as a side dish on its own or over some brown rice.  For the full recipe – World Famous Black Beans

Simple (and handy) ingredients like onion, canned black beans, tomato paste, chicken (or vegetable) broth, and a few spices combine in a quick cooking dish that’s really flavorful!

Couple of notes:
– the recipe as is doesn’t make a ton, so if you try it and like it, doubling may be a good idea, or maybe that’s just me since I like dishes that make leftovers 🙂
– the lime is “optional” but I’ve made it with and without….definitely like it better with lime, and I added a little lime zest too
– I’ve added spinach and really liked it, just cut back on the broth a little (I just added maybe 1/2 to 1 cup of frozen Trader Joe’s spinach)
– the picture above isn’t the greatest and it’s during cooking so it does thicken up more than what’s shown!


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Diane is deeply passionate about serving single and divorced women home buyers, first time home buyers and new to the area buyers navigate the Charlotte area home buying process. Having navigated separation and divorce she has immense respect for the stress of transition and need for a home living situation that supports and nurtures. She connects and guides clients as they navigate the home buying process, transitioning to a space they'll love calling home. McDermott Real Estate
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