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.

Steven Petusevsky


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • 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.

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

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

  • Note: Nutritional analysis includes Sugars 7g.

Nutrition Facts

129 calories; fat 3g; saturated fatg; mono fat 1g; poly fat 1g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 22g; fiber 5g; cholesterolmg; iron 2mg; sodium 107mg; calcium 50mg.