This is perhaps the easiest recipe I have tried for black beans. I made this with no deviations from the recipe. The combination of spices and flavors is just perfect. The beans were great served in flour tortillas with cheese, sour cream, salsa and the works! I'll definitely make this again soon.
Becky, this recipe is great and was my first introduction to these yummy beans. I did a quick soak first, as I was short of time (brought water to the boil, turned heat off and let it sit for an hour) and then put everything together and let it simmer 2 hours, by which time the beans were tender. I also doubled the recipe and stored the remainder in the freezer (but they didn't stay there long!). I'll be cooking up another batch this weekend. Thanks for sharing.
This was just what I was looking for! Thanks, it goes in my cookbook, the perfect recipe for dried black beans. Ready for that special recipe. Carole in Orlando
This was a very good recipe. I was having a little party so I quadrupled (!!!) the recipe. The beans were a big hit with the group - especially with my vegetarian friend. Since the recipe was quadrupled, I had to cook the beans a lot longer than one hour (the beans soaked for more than 6 hours) but the results were well worth it.
Fairly good, although I think I undercooked mine a bit and put a smidge too much cayenne though this isn't the fault of the recipe! They were spicy but bland if that makes any sense! Probably would've been better if I had cooked them longer. Will try again sometime.
This was great! I didn't have any green peppers but made it otherwise as written. Thank you so much!
These are really great black beans. I usually just cook mine with garlic and onion and I was looking for another spice variation to change things up a bit. This combination worked well with my stuffed peppers...yum!
Excellent! I'm trying to stretch my food budget, so I decided to make these beans instead of buying the canned variety. I followed the recipe to the letter and was very pleased with the results. Nicely seasoned, and the pinch of cayenne pepper gave it a little extra kick. I'll be making these again very soon.
Just enough spice to make it very yummy! Thanks for the recipe!
This had the perfect flavor we were looking for. I left out the onion and bell pepper, and used a hand blender just enough to leave some beans partially intact. I don't think I will ever buy canned black beans again. Thank you for posting, this will be used frequently.