ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Cheesy Black Bean Mash

Photo: Beth Dreiling Hontzas; Styling: Lisa Powell Bailey
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 9 mins
Yield Makes 4 to 6 servings
This delicious side dish can also be served as a dip with tortilla chips.

Ingredients

  • 2 (15-oz.) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup (4 oz.) shredded Mexican four-cheese blend

How to Make It

  1. Process beans and broth in a food processor 10 to 15 seconds or until smooth.

  2. Sauté onion and jalapeño pepper in hot oil in a large skillet 4 to 5 minutes or until tender. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Add black bean puree and salt, stirring until blended. Cook, stirring frequently, 3 minutes or until bean mixture is thoroughly heated. Stir in cheese until melted. Serve immediately.