Runny Black Beans

READY IN: 7mins
Recipe by alvinakatz

This is a lovely filling for tacos, goes well on tostadas, or just is nice on the plate with some vegetables and rice.

Top Review by Deantini

I found the flavour a bit lacking and added more (double) cumin as well as a tsp of garlic. Surprisingly easy to make your own refried beans, which is a bonus. Made for ZWT - Zingo.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Open and drain the can of beans.
  2. In a pan, saute onions in the oil.
  3. When the onions are done, add cumin and cook until you can smell it roasting.
  4. Put onions, water, and beans in a blender or magic bullet. Give it a good whirl until there are no whole beans left.
  5. Return beans mixture to the pan and heat.
  6. Add salt to taste and more water if necessary.
  7. When hot, remove from heat and garnish with cilantro, if desired.

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