Black Bean Blast
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 60 minutes
Yield: 4 servings
~ 4 cups black beans, cooked or canned
~ 1 bell pepper, color of your choice
~ 1 onion, diced
~ 1 lime
~ 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped
~ 2-3 cloves garlic
~ 2 tablespoons cinnamon
~ 2 teaspoons cumin
~ 1 tablespoon olive oil
~ 1 teaspoon salt
~ pinch of cayenne
Wash and soak 2 cups of dried beans the night before.
Rinse off soaking water, place in a pot with 3 1/2 cups of water, bring to a boil.
Add cinnamon and cumin, cover and cook for 1 hour. If you use canned black beans, empty into pot, mix with spices, keeping about 1 cup of liquid from the can.
Cover and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes.
Chop onion and peppers, mince garlic.
In a pan sauté onions and garlic with oil.
Mix beans with sautéed onions, raw peppers, pinch of cayenne and salt.
Garnish with cilantro and a wedge of lime. Serve with grains and/or greens.
Credit: This recipe is from Integrative Nutrition.