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Black Beans with Pico de Gallo

Rated as 4.46 out of 5 Stars

"Here's a quick, easy to make supper! My husband loves to eat beans this way and even offers to wash dishes after eating it!"
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40 m servings 303
Original recipe yields 2 servings


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  1. Stir together the tomato, onion, cilantro, and honey. Season with lime juice, vinegar, salt and pepper; set aside.
  2. Melt bacon grease in a saucepan over medium heat. Stir in garlic and onion, cook until softened and translucent, about 3 minutes. Pour in the black beans and water, season to taste with salt and pepper, then simmer for 10 minutes or until hot. Serve topped with pico de gallo.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 303 calories; 7.9 45.6 14.6 7 867 Full nutrition

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This was great. To make it vegetarian, and cut down on the fat...sauté the onions in PAM and use liquid smoke to flavor instead of bacon grease.

Most helpful critical review

I'm sad that I served this to company because it was really bland. Maybe my mistake was using real black beans instead of canned? I won't be making this again. Sorry.

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This was great. To make it vegetarian, and cut down on the fat...sauté the onions in PAM and use liquid smoke to flavor instead of bacon grease.

I saw this recipe some time ago, but finally made it today when I saw that it was featured in allrecipes "The Daily Dish." Sure am glad I did! I'm not a big eater, but I could have eaten all o...

This was absolutely delicious--I served this as a "bean dip" with a little sour cream on top and tortilla rounds on the side. We loved it. NO leftovers. This recipe's a keeper! NOTE: This served...

Made with carne asada. We all loved it. Next night another of my sons came over and with the carne leftovers I made this again so he could try it. He loved it too. Peanut oil instead of grease.

Quite good. I didn't have any bacon in the house, so I sauted the onions in stock. The pico was really tasty and made the beans somethign different

We loved it! I used white balsamic vinegar, added a bit extra honey, as well as half a chopped serrano pepper (seeds removed). I used chicken broth instead of water just because I had some open ...

Very delicious and so quick and easy to make. We had some great fresh tomatoes from the farmer's market. We served this as a side with Pollo Fajitas on AR's. I will say the bacon grease is the k...

Excellent recipe and very quick to make. If you don't have bacon grease, just use olive oil and lightly saute red pepper flakes before adding the black beans for a nice kick! This is a family fa...

This picco de gallo was delicious. We ended up just having it with brown rice because I was out of beans. I can't wait to try it with black beans!