Mostly From Scratch Amazing Black Beans
These are called mostly from scratch because we use canned black beans instead of dried but we give it a real flavor upgrade to taste like it came from a restaurant. These are delicious and so easy to make.
[lt_recipe name=”Mostly from Scratch Amazing Black Beans” servings=”4″ prep_time=”5M” cook_time=”25M” total_time=”30M” difficulty=”easy” print=”yes” ingredients=”1/2 pint of cherry tomatoes;;1/2 a red pepper finely diced;;1 clove of garlic minced;;1 tbsp of olive oil;;1 15 oz can of black beans rinsed and drained;;1/4 cup of water;; 2 tbsp of fresh chopped cilantro;;1/2 tsp of paprika;;1 tsp of cumin;;1/4 tsp of oregano;;1 tsp of salt;;” ]In a medium saute pan over medium heat, add your olive oil, red pepper and garlic and saute until they begin to soften about 5 minutes. Now add your canned black beans, water, fresh cilantro, tomatoes and all of the spices and mix well. Turn your heat to medium low and cover to simmer for about 15 minutes until the tomatoes begin to soften and burst. At this point go ahead and mash down the tomatoes so they release all of their juices and start to make a sauce for your beans. Now cover and cook another 10 minutes on low heat. Remove from stove and taste for seasoning. Add salt to taste.;;Serve over rice or alongside meat and enjoy![/lt_recipe]