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Orange-Infused Black Beans

Photo: Jennifer Causey Styling: Mindi Shapiro Levine

Yield

Serves 4 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

The addition of orange rind and herbs elevates this pantry staple into a vibrant weeknight side.

Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh oregano
  • 2 teaspoons grated orange rind
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans unsalted black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh basil

Nutrition Information

  • calories 156
  • fat 0.1 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 11 g
  • carbohydrate 28 g
  • fiber 9 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 3 mg
  • sodium 263 mg
  • calcium 101 mg
  • sugars 0 g
  • Est. Added Sugars 0 g

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 6 ingredients in a saucepan over medium heat. Cover and cook 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in basil.