Tag Archives: Black Beans

Lois’ Five(!) Bean Salad

Yeh. You can keep your three bean salad, because our cousin, Lois, hass set me up with this pretty nifty five bean version, and I, for one, am not goin’ back! Also, what could be better for a summer cookout … Continue reading

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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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