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Black Bean Blast

Prep time: 5 minutes

Cooking time: 60 minutes

Yields: 4 people



  • 4 cups black beans, cooked

  • 2 tablespoons cinnamon

  • 2 teaspoons cumin1 onion, diced

  • 2-3 cloves garlic, minced1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 1 bell pepper, chopped1 teaspoon salt

  • Pinch of cayenne

  • 1 lime

  • 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped



  1. Wash and soak 2 cups of dried beans the night before.

  2. Rinse off soaking water, place into pot with 3 1/2 cups of water and bring to a boil.

  3. Add cinnamon and cumin.

  4. Cover and cook for 1 hour.If you use canned black beans, empty into pot, mix with cinnamon and cumin, keeping about 1 cup of liquid from the can.

  5. Cover and cool on medium for about 10 minutes.

  6. In a pan, sauté onions and garlic with oil.

  7. Mix beans with sautéed onions, raw peppers, a pinch of cayenne and salt.

  8. Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime.

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