Black beans add extra protein and fiber to this meal. We think it is a fun, creative way to dress up potatoes. If the kids wonder about the black spots (the beans), call 'em polka-dot potatoes.

Recipe by Southern Living May 2007

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Credit: Jennifer Davick; Styling: Rose Nguyen

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prep:
10 mins
total:
10 mins
Yield:
Makes 4 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Microwave potatoes according to package directions.

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  • Stir together potatoes, black beans, and butter in a large microwave-safe bowl. Cover with plastic wrap; fold back a small edge to allow steam to escape. Microwave at HIGH 1 to 2 minutes or until hot. Stir in cilantro. Serve immediately.

  • Note: For testing purposes only, we used Diner's Choice Country Style Mashed Potatoes. You can substitute 4 cups of your favorite hot mashed potatoes.

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