Taco Tuesday Black Beans



  • 1 Can/15 oz Black Beans
  • 1 White Onion – Chopped
  • 2 Cloves Garlic – Chopped
  • 1 Jalapeno – Seeded, Chopped
  • 1 TBS Chili Powder
  • 1 TBS Cumin
  • 1 Teaspoon Cilantro – Chopped
  • Shredded Monterey Jack Cheese to top off


  1. Heat 2 TBS Olive Oil in a medium sauce pan.
  2. Add 1/2 of the chopped onions and jalapeño- cook about 3-5 minutes until they sweat.
  3. Add garlic, cook 1 minute.
  4. Add Black Beans (with liquid from the can).
  5. Add Chili Powder and Cumin
  6. Bring to a boil, then turn heat down low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  7. After 15 minutes, mash the black beans and cook simmer another 5 minutes
  8. Transfer to a small bowl, top with cheese, cilantro, some of the remaining onion, and serve.


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