Tacos for dinner? Enchiladas? Carne Asada? Well, you might be looking for a side to go with that deliciousness and black beans are a delicious and healthy option. I love ordering black beans at Mexican restaurants. This recipe brings that restaurant feel to the home.
Time to Make It: <15 minutes
Yield: Serves 4
1 TB olive oil
1 small onion, diced
3 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
1 (15 oz) can black beans, undrained
1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves, chopped
1. Heat a heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Add in the olive oil and let heat briefly.
2. Add in onions and saute for 5 to 7 minutes until soft.
3. Add in minced garlic, cumin, salt, and cayenne pepper (optional) and saute another 60 seconds.
4. Add in black beans and juices. Let simmer for 5 minutes. Serve hot topped with fresh cilantro.