Category Archives: Cheap Recipes

Cuban Black Bean Soup

This Cuban Black Bean Soup is both extremely fragrant and flavorful. Garnish with chopped onions and cilantro for further flavor. Cuban Black Bean Soup 1 lb. dried black beans 12 cups water ½ cup olive oil 3 onions, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 6 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp thyme ½ tsp oregano 1 bayContinue Reading

Coffee Chili

It may sound strange to combine coffee and chili, but it adds a strong, robust flavor that complements the chili seasonings quite well. Try adding sour cream as a garnish to your coffee chili. Coffee Chili 1 cup strong-brewed black coffee 3 cups cooked or canned dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained one 12Continue Reading

How to Use Leftover Baked Beans

I found this leftover baked beans idea in the latest issue of Better Homes and Gardens. Reheat and mash the leftover baked beans with lime juice and a hefty pinch of chili powder. Spread the mashed baked beans on crisp tostada shells, then top with shredded lettuce, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and a sprinkle of cheddarContinue Reading