Quick and Easy Seasoned Black Beans

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Perfectly quick and easy. Another option is to mash/puree and chill for an extremely tasty bean dip.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In sauté pan heat garlic in oil on medium heat.
  2. Add onion and jalapeño as oil begins to warm.
  3. Add oregano and cumin and sauté, stirring frequently, until vegetables are tender, adding a few drops of water if they begin to stick.
  4. Add contents of cans of black beans and bring to a boil.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 20-25 minutes, to allow flavors to blend.
  6. Add chopped cilantro and lime juice and stir.
  7. Serve.


Most Helpful

Loved these! I love the black beans you get in restaurants and these tasted just like it. I skipped the chilis because I didn't have any and I halved the recipe because it's just the two of us. We will make these again!

rebellemichelle November 17, 2008

Tasty beans! The seasonings in these beans were perfect. I did also add some sugar, salt, and pepper. I needed these thicker because I was using them as a burrito filling along with shredded chicken and yellow rice, so I did end up draining some liquid and I made myself a note to drain off most of the bean liquid before adding them to the pot next time. Thank you for a great recipe!

bad kitty 1116 February 03, 2010

LOVE this. I make this A LOT. This is my weekly, quick, go to meal (and I love that it's so cheap!). I always sautee decided green bell pepper with the onion.Sometimes I add turkey kielbasa to it or some grilled chicken, but usually I just make it as is, and serve it on a bed of brown rice. I top it off with some shredded cheese, crumbled tortilla chips, and a little light sour cream. Mmmmmm....

Lingering_Dream December 22, 2008

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