Tag Archives: Black Beans

Three Bean Pasta Salad

We all know that summer gatherings are, more than likely, gonna feature a salad of some kind or another. Potato. Bean. Pasta. Hmmm… but, how about a bean and pasta salad? And one without any mayo, so, easy to transport … Continue reading

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Black Bean BBQ Chili

Rich, flavorful, loaded with veggies and black beans, this chili would more than likely be very tasty without adding any meat, but then… imagine a kinda cunning (if I do say so myself), but wicked simple, blend of ground beef, … Continue reading

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Meatloaf Quesadillas

Oh, bother! I had made my new fave no-gluten meatloaf (with oatmeal crumbs replacing the bread), and I kinda overdid the veggies added, yielding me a tasty, pretty healthy (with all those extra veggies and all), but very crumbly meatloaf. … Continue reading

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BBQ Pinto Beans With Spiced Refried Black Beans

This is a case I should have saved for Parfait! Friday, as it is a classic case of tumbling stuff together to clean up the fridge and hoping it’ll be edible, at least. It was frikkin’ awesome! The pinto beans … Continue reading

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Black Bean Sopes

Traditionally, a sope is a thick corn tortilla topped with veggies and (mebbe) meat. In this case, the sope is half inch thick sliced polenta, fried in a bit of duck fat (because I could), topped with a mashed black … Continue reading

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Barbeque Chopped Salad

Every couple of weeks, I get an envelope of goodies from my mom-in-law, Doris, y’know, coupons and stuff that she thinks I’d be interested in. A few weeks back, along with the always welcome coupons (thanks, mom!), she enclosed a … Continue reading

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Chicken Enchilada Chili

Monday, we made a very nice batch o’ black beans with no overnight soaking required. Tuesday, we pulled together a pretty quick, and also tasty enchilada sauce. Today, we’re gonna bring ’em both together to make a slow cooker chicken … Continue reading

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No-Soak Dried Beans

I came across an article by Russ Parsons at the L.A. Times revisiting a (much) earlier article he’d written about the simplest, easiest, and tastiest way to prepare dried beans; no overnight soak was needed. I had a pound of … Continue reading

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The Doris Project (TDP) Week 45: Refried Black Beans

I found this recipe written on a scrap of paper in the bottom of The Doris Project bag: “Refried beans salsa mixed w/taco seasoning sour cream cheese & onion on top.” I decided to try it… INGREDIENTS •1 can black … Continue reading

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Black Bean Chili

Rich, full of flavor, vegetarian, and pretty darned simple to toss together, this chili is hard to beat. Based on a recipe from Rachael Ray, I adjusted the seasonings to my own taste and used home made corn stock in … Continue reading

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