Tag Archive: black beans

chili with smoke & cocoa

How to make a delectable chili is more about the ingredients and a little time than it is about skill and finesse! There’s a chili for all tastes – hearty beef chili, chicken chili, turkey chili, pork chili, vegetarian chili, seafood chili, spicy chili, smoky chili, sweet chili – so the next time you make chili, switch it up and add to your repertoire of chili recipes, there’s 1000’s to choose from!

black bean soup with pork & veggies

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If you’re not a black bean lover, what are you waiting for? And black bean soup is the perfect place to start to convert you for good! Throw in a ham hock and you’re in smoky hog heaven!

roasted tomato, corn & black bean salsa

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Fresh salsa is a snap to put together – with a few simple ingredients, a little lime juice, olive oil and heat, homemade salsa will be the only salsa that will ever pass your lips!

brownies with black beans, double chocolate & walnuts

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Double chocolate black bean brownies with walnuts are heaven sent – black beans bring the texture, cocoa powder brings the flavour and you bring your imagination. With this in your sweet storehouse, you’ll be serving dessert first and often! These babies are fully-loaded – with fibre, thanks to the black beans, with antioxidants thanks to the cocoa powder and with heart-healthy fat thanks to the olive oil! Now how many sweet decadent delights can you say that about?

beans in a can

canned beans

If seasoned food writers can rethink canned beans, so can you! Check out the info under well-stocked kitchen for the dried bean approach, but right now I’m pushing the canned variety. Just know going in that the same ideas apply, once you have the cooked legume in hand. Whether out of a can or a…