Spicy Black Beans


Preparation minutes
Cook time minutes
ServingsServes 4-6


  • 1 Large Can of Black Beans (rinsed & washed)
  • 1 Small Onion (chopped)
  • 3 Cloves of Garlic (minced)
  • 1 to 2 Jalapenos (chopped, start with one and see if it’s hot enough because jalapenos vary in heat)
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 Tbsp of Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Salt and Pepper (to taste)
  • Fresh Chopped Cilantro to serve (optional)
  • Sour Cream to serve (optional)


    1) In a medium saucepan on medium heat sauté together the onions, garlic, and jalapenos until soft and translucent this will take 2 to 3 minutes.

    2) Once the onion mixture is softened add the black beans and season with salt and pepper to taste give it a stir and add 2 cups of water. Cover with a lid and cook for 25 minutes.

    3) To serve, top with a dollop of sour cream and a sprinkle of fresh cilantro.

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