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Mexican Black Beans

These easy Mexican style black beans are flavorful and easy to make.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: black beans
Servings: 4
Calories: 35kcal
Author: Heather


  • 1 16 oz can black beans
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles (These can be omitted.)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  • Pour oil in large skillet or saucepan. Warm over medium heat. Add diced onions and sauté until softened, or 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in garlic and cook another 30-60 seconds. Pour in black beans, diced chilis, cumin, salt and cilantro.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes. Serve warm.



Calories: 35kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 697mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 103IU | Vitamin C: 13mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 1mg