Photo: Leigh Beisch
Prep Time
20 Mins
Cook Time
15 Mins
4 servings (serving size: 3/4 cup)

Add flavor to canned black beans with tomato, onion, bell pepper, cumin and cilantro and serve as a side dish with your favorite Mexican recipes.

Beans are a great carbohydrate complement to any meal. They provide fiber, and when mixed with rice, offer a complete source of protein. If you choose to top with sour cream, go with fat-free.

How to Make It

Step 1

Heat canola or olive oil in a large saucepot over medium heat. Add red onion, tomato, bell pepper, garlic, and cumin. Cook 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until tender.

Step 2

Add beans, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 10 minutes.

Step 3

Add cilantro and juice, and serve. Garnish with sour cream and chili flakes, if desired.

Step 4

Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 7g.

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