Best Black Beans


This simple black bean side dish works well with Mexican or Cuban meals.

Original recipe makes 4 servings


1 (16 ounce) can black beans
1 small onion, chopped
1 clove garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
salt to taste

  • PREP

    10 mins

  • COOK

    5 mins


    15 mins


  1. In a medium saucepan, combine beans, onion, and garlic, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Season with cilantro, cayenne, and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes, and serve.


Calories: 112 kcal
Carbohydrates: 20.8 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Fat: 0.4 g
Fiber: 8.2 g
Protein: 7.1 g
Sodium: 510 mg