Category Archives: Easy 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

Succotash Salad

Better Homes and Gardens is offering a free downloadable cookbook in commemoration of Breast Cancer Awareness month. The cookbook is packed with healthy recipes and beautiful pictures. Here is one of my favorite bean recipes in it.   If you’re interested in trying traditional succotash, then check out our popular succotash recipe. Succotash Salad 1Continue Reading