Simple way to spice up Black Beans..... In a saucepan combine 1 can black beans, 1 small onion, and 1 clove garlic, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Season with 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro, 1/4 tsp cayenne, and salt to taste. Simmer for 5 minutes, and serve.
We intended to make this corn and black bean salad recipe as a salsa, but when it came out of the test kitchen, staffers couldn’t refrain from shoveling it in their mouths with a spoon! Hence—it became one our latest favorite salad (main course or side).
This easy black beans and rice recipe goes great with just about any meat, or use it to fill burritos. You could even add diced chicken or sausage to make a one-dish meal. It is versatile, inexpensive, and very tasty. Perfect Mexican side dish recipe!