Black Bean Recipe, Spanish-Style

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Black Bean Recipe

Hands-on time: 5 min

Total time: 50 min


  • 1 whole onion
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 cans canned black beans, drained
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 bay leaves (large)
  • a pinch of sea salt, to taste



1. Slice onion, mince garlic.


1. Heat oil, fry garlic and onion gently (do not burn).

2. Add beans, water, bay leaves, and salt.

3. Simmer for 45 minutes.

Read about the many benefits of black beans here. You’ll be wanting this black bean recipe every week after knowing how good they are for you. And how good they taste!!

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