Spicy Black Beans and Tomatoes


8 people


1 tsp. olive oil

1 small onion, chopped

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 can chopped stewed tomatoes or 2-3 fresh tomatoes chopped 

4-oz. can diced green chilies

15-oz. can black beans, drained or 2 cups home-cooked beans 

1/2 tsp. cumin

1/2 tsp. ground red pepper

1/4 tsp. chili powder

1 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro or parsley


Saute chopped onion and minced garlic in olive oil over medium heat until tender. Add tomatoes and green chilies. Reduce heat and cook uncovered for 6 to 8 minutes or until thickened. Stir in beans and remaining ingredients. Cover and heat 5 minutes more.