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Black Bean Blast

Prep time: 
5 minutes

Prep notes: 

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

  • 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.