Best Black Beans

One of our favorite restaurants in a locally owned Cuban restaurant. We seldom make Cuban or Mexican food at home as it is just so easy to go and pick up. However, we have found a couple favorite meals which we do create at home. Black beans are a great side for these dinners – a nice complex carb rich in fiber. We found a recipe at All Recipes that Mike was able to make his own. The girls have enjoyed them by themselves or served over white rice. Enjoy…
black beans

Best Black Beans

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans  (I found the organic Black Beans are 19 carbs for 1/2 cup)
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1/4 green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon tabassco
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. In medium saucepan combine, beans, onion, green pepper, and garlic and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to a medium-low.  Season with cilantro, cayenne, tabassco, and salt.  Simmer for about 45 – 60 minutes.

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