The reason I post so infrequently is not because I rarely cook, but because I don’t measure ingredients nor use written recipes – now I see why Nana had a hard time conveying her best dishes to me! In an effort to post more, I am consciously calculating now so that I can share more of the goodness of healthy eating. This classic, yet vegan Black Beans recipe would taste amazing along with some Cilantro Quinoa, Jerk Cabbage and Oven Fried Chicken if you’re down.
3 Cups Organic Black Beans (Dried)
1/3 Cup Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
3 Large Cloves Organic Garlic
1/8 Cup Organic Celery
1 Large Organic Bay Leaf
1 Tbsp. Vegetarian Chicken Stock or Better Than Bouillon Organic Sodium Reduced Chicken Stock
1 tsp. Jane’s Krazy Salt
1/2 tsp. Tony Chachere’s Creole Seasoning
1 1/2 tsp. Organic Sage
1 tsp. Organic Basil
1 tsp. Organic Rosemary
1 1/2 tsp. Organic Cumin
1/4 tsp. Organic Thyme
Rinse the beans well and place them in a large pot. Cover completely with water and let them soak overnight. In the morning do not discard water; add more water if necessary to approximately an inch over the beans. Add finely chopped celery, chopped garlic and all ingredients. Bring to a boil then reduce the heat to low. Cook for about 6 hours until liquid has condensed. The beans can be cooked in a crock pot as well. Top with hot sauce (pictured) cilantro, red or green onion or a dollop of kefir – black beans are the healthiest of all the legumes and they’re best source of protein which is critical to optimal aging.
19 thoughts on “Black Beans”
I loved the level of flavors these black beans had! The combination of spices, the aromatics, and the texture of the dried black beans (way better than canned after cooking) were all top-notch.
These beans were the bomb! They were easy to make and the combination of seasonings was the perfect balance of flavor. We loved it!
I’m so glad you enjoyed them!
I always use canned beans but I tried this recipe and I don’t know if I can ever go back! The seasonings were just perfect and I used my instant pot to make it quick and easy!
Fresh is always best – thank you!
I love black beans and was absolutely delighted when I came across this recipe! All the ingredients worked so well together and it was pretty easy to put together. I cannot wait to make this delicious meal again!
These black beans were so delicious! Thank you so much for sharing the recipe I will be making them weekly.
Love the sage in these beans. Came out delicious!
The fresh herbs of this recipe really elevated the dish!!! I enjoyed this so so much and this will be my go-to recipe today henceforth!