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Easy Seasoned Black Beans

Easy side dish recipe!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Keyword beans, easy recipe
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 28 kcal
Author Cindy Hopper

Ingredients

  • 2 cans black beans
  • 1/2 onion , chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic , finely minced
  • 1 Jalapeño chopped
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • Monterey Jack cheese or Colby jack cheese (optional)

Instructions

  1. Place 1 Tablespoon of oil in a hot skillet.  Add the onion, jalapeño and garlic.  Sauté for 2-3 minutes.  Reduce heat to medium.  Add the cumin and two cans of black beans.  I prefer to drain and rinse the black beans.  This requires a little extra olive oil and/or adding 2 TBS of water to keep the beans moist.  You can also just add the can of beans without draining. Stir frequently until the bean mixture is heated all the way through.  Serve on plate next to the creamy chicken enchiladas!  You can add a scoop of cheese to the top of the beans if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Easy Seasoned Black Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 28 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 19mg1%
Carbohydrates 1g0%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Vitamin C 3.8mg5%
Calcium 7mg1%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.