Spicy Black Beans


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • One 16-ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1⁄3 cup prepared hot salsa or picante sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
  • 1 tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 1⁄4 cup coarsely chopped cilantro


1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Saute the garlic until tender, about 2 minutes.
2. Add the beans, salsa and lime juice. Simmer until heated through, about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.
3. Stir in the tomato; sprinkle with cilantro.

Yields: 4 servings
Serving size: 1⁄2 cup

Nutrition Facts per Serving:

Calories: 138
Fat: 3g
Saturated Fat: 0g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 196 mg
Fiber: 7g
Sugars: 4g
Protein: 7g
Carbohydrates: 22g

Image courtesy of Truffle Head.

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