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'Anything Goes' Easy Black Beans

Rated as 3.5 out of 5 Stars
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"Quick, healthy, and tastes good. Top with sour cream, if you like. Serve over rice or let it stand alone. You can also add just about anything else to this, that's why it's 'anything goes.' Add browned ground beef or turkey for a meaty, almost chili-like main dish. Garnish with diced hard-boiled eggs. Add chopped olives. Sometimes, I add cooked peas. I love the leftovers with scrambled eggs for breakfast; it's great the second day and in tortillas for lunch."
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Ingredients

40 m servings 149
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Stir black beans, 1 cup chicken broth, tomato paste, and cumin together in a heavy pot over low heat; cook at a simmer until hot, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Saute onion, green bell pepper, and jalapeno pepper in hot oil until the vegetables are softened, 5 to 7 minutes; add garlic and continue cooking just until fragrant, 1 to 2 minutes. Transfer to the pot with the beans and stir.
  3. Stir sugar into the bean mixture, adding more chicken broth if you want more liquid in the final product; season with hot sauce and continue cooking at a simmer until the vegetables impart a savory flavor to the broth, 10 to 15 minutes.

Footnotes

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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 149 calories; 2.3 26 8 < 1 701 Full nutrition

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Darin and I liked it...boys thought so so

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Anything Goes Black Beans Haiku: "This wasn't for us. Beans were lost in other stuff. Guess I'm glad we tried!" We ate Goya's AR recipe for black beans last week so I guess we were spoiled from ...

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Anything Goes Black Beans Haiku: "This wasn't for us. Beans were lost in other stuff. Guess I'm glad we tried!" We ate Goya's AR recipe for black beans last week so I guess we were spoiled from ...

Darin and I liked it...boys thought so so

Delicious! I liked how these were different from the usual way that I prepare black beans. I kept them thicker, and served them as a side to 'Chipotle Beef Tostadas' from this site. We gobbled t...

Too much tomatoe paste. It dominated everything.

Did not like this one..Not much taste at all

My family loved it. I used the same ingredients , added a little more but they loved it I will make it again>