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Yummy Black Beans

Consider this is Part 1 of a 2 part post about rice and beans!! My kid’s life long love affair with black beans continues so I decided we should go beyond just heating up canned beans and try to make a recipe that tastes as good as when we are in a Mexican restaurant. I did a little research and cobbled together some different ideas to make this recipe. It came out terrific and we’ll definitely be making these again.

Yummy Black Beans Recipe

Prep Time: 5 mins Cooking Time: 30 mins

2 cans black beans
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons onion (chopped very small)
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 bay leaf
pinch of cumin
fresh cracked pepper

Saute onions in olive oil over medium heat until translucent. Pour in both cans of black beans (with liquid) and bring to a boil. Add bay leaf, cumin and brown sugar. Stir to combine, turn down heat and cover. Let simmer for 30 mins. Remove bay leaf, add pepper to taste and serve. Makes 4 servings.

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posted by Rebecca & Gus // Apr 28th, 2010 // Dinner, Recipes, sides
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