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    Mexican Black Beans

    Mexican Black Beans. Photo by Sheri-BDB

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    Kendra*'s Note:

    I looked all over for a recipe for black beans that included my favorite ingredients. When I couldn't find one, I started experimenting. These have become one of our favorite side dishes with Mexican meals. The lime juice adds a real tang to the recipe.

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      Saute bacon until crisp, then set aside.
    2. 2
      Drain all except 1 T bacon grease.
    3. 3
      Saute onion and jalapeno in remaining bacon grease.
    4. 4
      Add all remaining ingredients except bacon and simmer until beans are hot and tomatoes have reduced a bit.
    5. 5
      Top with bacon pieces.
    6. 6
      If you like more spice you can either leave some seeds in the jalapenos or add a pinch of cayenne pepper.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 21, 2010

      55

      THANKS for a great recipe!! I didn't add the bacon nor jalapeno pepper but I do use the bacon grease. I am sure they would be great in it. I serve this with taco's and I think it would be too much with those in it. I do reduce the tomato's and onion as well but other than that, this is an AWESOME recipe. The spices make it perfect! THANKS so much for posting!!

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    • on August 22, 2009

      45

      This was a nice side dish to go with tacos for dinner. An easy way to add favor to a can of back beans.

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    • on November 09, 2008

      45

      This was just ok for me, but my family really liked it. They all gave it a thumbs up, although I would have rated it as a 2... so I gave it a four, since there are 4 of them, and one of me. LOL I am not sure what was missing for me, but it just wasnt what I was hoping it would be. I will more than likely make it again, however, because my family will eat it! :)

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    Nutritional Facts for Mexican Black Beans

    Serving Size: 1 (244 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 297.5
     
    Calories from Fat 144
    48%
    Total Fat 16.1 g
    24%
    Saturated Fat 5.2 g
    26%
    Cholesterol 23.1 mg
    7%
    Sodium 294.2 mg
    12%
    Total Carbohydrate 27.6 g
    9%
    Dietary Fiber 8.7 g
    35%
    Sugars 4.7 g
    18%
    Protein 12.1 g
    24%

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