Quick Black Beans

Quick Black Beans

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Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • 1 15.5 oz. can black beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ packet of Taco seasoning mix
  • 3 tablespoons prepared salsa or tomato sauce
Directions
  1. Drain and rinse beans from a can.
  2. Heat oil in a small pot on a medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Add beans and stir. Add salsa or tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Stir, cover the pot and let it cook for 7 to 10 minutes on low heat.
  3. Can be served for filling for Taco, burrito or on the side for Mexican dishes.

 

 

Quick Refried Beans

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Serves: 2

Ingredients
  • 1 15.5 oz. can pinto beans or black beans
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
  • ½ packet of Taco seasoning mix
  • 3 tablespoons prepared salsa or tomato sauce
  • 3 tablespoons grated cheddar cheese or Monterey jack cheese
Directions
  1. Drain and rinse beans from a can.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons oil in a small pot on a medium heat. Add cumin seeds and let it sizzle. Add beans and stir. Add salsa or tomato sauce and seasoning mix. Stir, cover the pot and let it cook for 7 to 10 minutes on low heat.
  3. Off heat, add cheese and mash the beans either with a potato masher or in a food processor leaving some texture.
  4. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons oil in a small pot on a medium heat. Add beans, stir and let it cook for 5 to 7 minutes, stirring frequently.
  5. Can be served for filling for Taco, burrito or on the side for Mexican dishes.