Category Archives: Dinner

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

Pasta, Avocado, and Minty Beans Salad

This bean salad recipe comes courtesy of the South African Avocado Information Service’s Summer Avocado cookbook.  The cookbook is available for free download and has some very creative and tasty avocado recipes. Speaking of avocado recipes, don’t forget to try out one of our favorites: Avocado and Black Bean Burritos. Pasta, Avocado, and Minty BeansContinue Reading