Mama's Black Beans

Mama's Black Beans Recipe

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Annette Rivera Cater


Awesome and easy! Made this one up about 2 years ago, found out I had diabetes and slightly high cholesterol so I decided to experiment! This can also be served as a side dish, really goes well with fish!


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10 Min
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1 Tbsp
olive oil, light
1 medium
onion, finely chopped
1 tsp
italian seasoning
1 Tbsp
parsley flakes
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
1 tsp
1 tsp
jalapeno sauce or red hot sauce
4 Tbsp
1 Tbsp
adobo seasoning (find in hispanic aisle)
1 can(s)
black beans
1 can(s)
tomatoes, canned italian-style and diced
1 can(s)
salsa verde
water, as needed
4 c
cooked brown rice

How to Make Mama's Black Beans


  • 1saute onion w/olive oil in large saucepan on med. heat while adding all spices 'til transparent (everything except canned items)
  • 2add beans, tomatoes,and salsa
  • 3fill bean can about halfway with water and stir to get all the good stuff out, add to pot
  • 4heat through stirring occaisionally
  • 5serve over cooked brown rice

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About Mama's Black Beans

Course/Dish: Other Main Dishes
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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