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Chipotle Black Beans


  • Author: Maxine Dubois
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

These Cuban-Style Beans are made with black beans, olive oil, onion, garlic, chipotle, bay leaves, limes and cilantro. 


Ingredients

Scale
  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 tablespoon of olive oil
  • 1/4 yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 chipotle in adobo sauce, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon of ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 cup of orange juice
  • 2 bay leaves
  • Lime juice, to taste
  • Garnish:
  • 1 tablespoon of chopped cilantro
  • Lime wedges for serving
  • Optional: serve with white rice

Instructions

  1. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium-high. When the oil shimmers add the onion and cook until the onion is caramelized, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic, crushed chipotle, cumin and oregano and cook for 1 minute. Add the orange juice, beans, bay leaves, 1/4 cup of water and salt and pepper as needed. 
  2. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for about 10-15 minutes, or until all of the liquid evaporates. Turn off and remove from heat. Stir in the cilantro and add salt as needed. 
  3. Serve with lime slices, tostones, and cooked white rice!

Notes

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: Carribean

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1
  • Calories: 227
  • Sodium: 2 mg
  • Fat: 0.9 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.2 g
  • Carbohydrates: 40.8 g
  • Fiber: 15 g
  • Protein: 15.2 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg