Copycat Cafe Rio Black Beans
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 4 servings
An easy and delicious side dish that's healthy!
  • 1 onion
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 (16 oz) can black beans, undrained
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ⅛ - ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper (depending on how much of a kick you want to add)
  • 1 tablespoon fresh cilantro
  • ½ teaspoon lime juice (optional)
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic over medium heat until tender.
  2. Add in black beans, cumin, and cayenne pepper and bring to a boil; let simmer for about 15 minutes to let the flavors meld together.
  3. Stir in lime juice, fresh cilantro and salt and pepper.
  4. Serve and enjoy!
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