The PERFECT Black Bean and Rice Recipe
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Serves: 6
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 green pepper (chopped)
  • 3 large garlic cloves (pressed with garlic press)
  • 2 tsp. cumin
  • 1 Tbsp. oregano
  • 1 tsp. kosher salt
  • 1 Tbsp. brown sugar or honey
  • 4 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp tabasco sauce
  • 1/4 cup red wine (or dry sherry)
  • 2 15 oz cans of black beans, rinsed
  1. Add oil to pan on medium high heat. Sautee green peppers and onions, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  2. When peppers and onions are softened, add the pressed garlic and cook for 1 more minute.
  3. Add black beans to the pan.
  4. Add dry spices (cumin, oregano, kosher salt, brown sugar)
  5. Add liquid ingredients (red wine vinegar, tabasco sauce, red wine)
  6. Saute for 3 more minutes until warm throughout
  7. Serve over rice.
  8. Top with sour cream, shredded cheddar cheese, and crushed tortilla chips.
Recipe by Lauren Greutman at