Black Bean Salad

Good morning and happy Monday! Today I’m bringing you part 2 of Alton’s Pantry Raid III: Cool Beans Episode, Black Bean Salad....more

Chicken, Rice, & Black Beans

This meal may not win any beauty awards, but she sure is tasty. Filled with chicken, black beans, and rice, this is an energizing meal perfect for a busy weeknight!Chicken, Rice, & Black Beans6oz Hormel Natural Choice Grilled Chicken1 cup Rice...more


Spicy Black Bean Dip

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Escabeche Cubano con Frijoles Negros

My mother is taking me on a kitchen tour, teaching me all of her favorite childhood and lifetime collected recipes. I will become her willing pupil, ready to learn everything she has to teach me. Because these are dishes that would otherwise be forgotten, if no one took the time to learn, to document, and to pass them on....more
 @ropcorn LOL! Yes, well, I had to nag and nag and nag my mother, until I finally was able to ...more

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos with Lime from Kalyn's Kitchen

One thing I love about sharing the weekly Meatless Monday recipe ideas for BlogHer is how it inspires me to try more meatless recipes for my own blog, and these Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Black Bean Burritos were definitely one of my meatless success stories. I cooked the sweet potatoes, black beans, vegetable stock, lime juice, cumin, coriander, and garlic in the slow cooker until the sweet potatoes were done and then served it inside flour tortillas for an easy meatless burrito idea that's vegan if you skip the sour cream and cheese....more
 @lydia_smith I didn't know about that tool -- fascinating!more

Black Bean Tacos from Umami Girl

When she posted this vegan recipe for Black Bean Tacos, Carolyn from Umami Girl said "Vegan doesn't get any better than this," and I think I'd have to agree. Little details like pickled red onions, freshly-made guacamole, and sliced green olives with pimento had me drooling over this recipe. I also loved the way the black beans are simmered in tomato sauce with just the right Mexican-flavored spices. Carolyn won't even mind if non-vegans add a little shredded cheese or sour cream. ...more
whole grain pasta with fresh sauce and spinachmore