Spicy Black Beans
Adjust the heat of this side dish to suit your family's tastes.
2 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained and rinsed
4 slices bacon, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 celery stalk, minced
1 red bell pepper, chopped
1 jalapeño chile, seeded and minced
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 1/2 teaspoons oregano
1/2 teaspoon cayenne
- In large skillet sauté bacon; stir in garlic, celery, bell pepper, onion and jalapeño. Cook, stirring, over medium heat for 10 to 12 minutes, until vegetables are tender.
- Stir in remaining seasonings, cook and stir 1 minute; add beans and stir all together. Heat beans through.
Makes 6 servings.
Recipe provided courtesy of National Pork Board.