Any leftover beans would work in this quick side dish.

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Recipe Summary

15 mins


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Saute onion, garlic, jalapeno and chili powder in oil in a small saucepan until softened. Add beans, broth (or water), cumin and salt. Coarsely mash half of the beans in the pot and simmer until heated through. Stir in cilantro.


Nutrition Facts

166 calories; protein 6.7g; carbohydrates 22.8g; dietary fiber 6.6g; sugars 2g; fat 5.8g; saturated fat 0.6g; vitamin a iu 273.3IU; vitamin c 8.5mg; folate 80.6mcg; calcium 67.2mg; iron 2.1mg; magnesium 38.1mg; potassium 386mg; sodium 576.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

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6 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 2
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1
Rating: 5 stars
Fantastic This is our new go-to whether for a side dish or for tortilla-stuffing for packed lunches. The prep is very simple and taste is fantastic. When we don't have any broth handy in small quantity we've used water instead with no negative impact on flavor. Pros: Great tasting easy prep healthy Read More
Rating: 1 stars
These were very dry I followed the directions and re-read the recipe multiple times thinking I must've missed something because they were soo dry and would not mash up. Seems like there should be more water or something? Pros: Easy Cons: Dry wouldn't mash up Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Very tasty and satisfying method Great recipe. Quick and amazingly falvorful. The restrained amount of cumin and jalapeno work together perfectly. over white rice it's a very satisfying meal with complex flavors. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Great! Recipe authentic taste and so easy just follow the recipe. I never have left a review on a recipe before but this one deserves it. So easy and authentic. Cheers! Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Simple and very good. Only change was to add a little coriander and dash of cayenne instead of the jalepeno. Read More
Rating: 4 stars
Very Tasty This is a great way to serve beans. I use this to replace meat in my meal. I add a little extra vegetable broth as I like to serve this over brown rice. Very Healthy Pros: Easy to Prepare Cons: None Read More