Black Bean Blast

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

60 minutes


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 lime
1/2 cup cilantro, chopped


1.    Wash and soak 2 cups of dried beans the night before. Rinse offsoaking water, place into pot with 3 1/2 cups of water and bring to a boil. Addcinnamon and cumin.

2.    Cover and cook for 1 hour.

3.    If you use canned black beans, empty into pot, mix with cinnamonand cumin, keeping about 1 cup of liquid from the can. Cover and cool on mediumfor 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 andsalt.

6.    Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime.