Simple Simple Simple! Black Beans and Onions

Total Time
Prep 3 mins
Cook 5 mins

I love simple recipes and I love black beans and onions, so Voila- perfect recipe!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 teaspoon butter (or substitute)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Melt the margarine in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. The onion should stay crisp, not brown.
  4. Add the beans and cook for 3 - 4 more minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
Most Helpful

This is very easy! I used olive oil in place of the butter. This is a great basic recipe that can be kicked up easily with cumin, peppers, cilantro, corn....... I served this over Cilantro Rice

Rita~ June 28, 2007

Easy, Easy, Easy! My bF declared these the "BEST". A doctored up canned bean recipe- just doesn't get any easier than this! Made for ZWT 3

cookiedog June 25, 2007

Delicious! Simple! Thank you! {grins} I used some leftover bacon grease, which gave the beans a smoky flavor that just made them all the better.

CraftScout June 25, 2007