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Seasoned Black Beans

Seasoned Black Beans are made with a few basic ingredients and are the perfect side for any night of the week.
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mexican
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 36 kcal
Susanne Susanne


  • 2 15 oz cans black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup red onion diced
  • 3 cloves garlic minced or one table spoon garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon cayenne powder
  • salt and pepper to personal taste


  1. Begin by heating the olive oil in the bottom of a medium sauce pan.
  2. Then add red onion and cook until tender and slightly translucent.
  3. Next, add garlic to pot and cook until fragrant; about two to three minutes.
  4. Add the cilantro, cayenne pepper and combine with onions and garlic.
  5. Add the black beans to the mixture then pour in chicken broth and season with salt and pepper. Stir to combine.
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and cover, simmer for 10 minutes.
Nutrition Facts
Seasoned Black Beans
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 36 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 146mg6%
Potassium 76mg2%
Carbohydrates 3g1%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 35IU1%
Vitamin C 5mg6%
Calcium 11mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.