Caribbean Black Beans Recipe

Step 1

Saute the onions and garlic until barely soft. Add the spices and saute until very soft. Stir in the beans and orange juice and saute for about 15 minutes, stirring occasionally to prevent burning. Mash a few of the beans with a fork or that back of a spoon. Add salt and pepper to taste.

From the _Moosewood Cooks At Home_ book, again. They are a little dry on their own. The book recommends serving them with Mango Salsa. This is good but more work. They could probably be served with regular, store-bought salsa and/or sour cream and/or guacamole.

Things You'll Need

  • 1 1/2 Chopped onions
  • 3 Garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 2tb Olive oil
  • 1tb Fresh grated ginger root
  • 1ts Fresh thyme or 1/2 t dried
  • 1/2ts Ground allspice
  • 4 1/2c Drained cooked black beans (three 16-oz cans)
  • 3/4c Orange juice
  • Salt and black pepper to taste

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