Spicy Black Beans

Photo: Johnny Autry and Randy Mayor; Styling: Cindy Barr

When you're short on time but want a side with lots of flavor, stir up a pot of Spicy Black Beans. Canned black beans get their heat from a minced jalapeno pepper and lime juice.

Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Recipe from Cooking Light

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 83
  • Fat: 2.5g
  • Saturated fat: 0.2g
  • Sodium: 156mg

Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons canola oil
  • 1 cup chopped red bell pepper
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, minced
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 (15-ounce) can organic no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

  1. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add canola oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add bell pepper and minced jalapeño pepper; sauté 4 minutes. Add fresh lime juice, salt, and black beans. Cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.
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