Easy Black Beans and Tomatoes


A quick side dish to serve with fish tacos or grilled chicken; serve in small bowls or use slotted spoon to plate alongside fish tacos or grilled chicken.

close up view of Black Beans and Tomatoes in a white bowl with a spoon
Prep Time:
5 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes

  • 1 small lime, juiced (Optional)

  • 1 teaspoon chili powder, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin, or more to taste

  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder, or more to taste


  1. Stir black beans, tomatoes, lime juice, chili powder, cumin, and garlic powder together in a saucepan over medium heat; cook until the tomatoes soften, 10 to 15 minutes.

Cook's Note:

Garlic salt can be used in place of garlic powder.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

123 Calories
1g Fat
24g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 123
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g 1%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Sodium 426mg 19%
Total Carbohydrate 24g 9%
Dietary Fiber 9g 31%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 16mg 79%
Calcium 77mg 6%
Iron 4mg 19%
Potassium 559mg 12%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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