Simple Simple Simple! Black Beans and Onions

Total Time
3 mins
5 mins

I love simple recipes and I love black beans and onions, so Voila- perfect recipe!

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  • 1 teaspoon butter (or substitute)
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Melt the margarine in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion and sauté for 5 minutes.
  3. The onion should stay crisp, not brown.
  4. Add the beans and cook for 3 - 4 more minutes.
  5. Season with salt and pepper.
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4 5

This is very easy! I used olive oil in place of the butter. This is a great basic recipe that can be kicked up easily with cumin, peppers, cilantro, corn....... I served this over Cilantro Rice

5 5

Easy, Easy, Easy! My bF declared these the "BEST". A doctored up canned bean recipe- just doesn't get any easier than this! Made for ZWT 3

4 5

Delicious! Simple! Thank you! {grins} I used some leftover bacon grease, which gave the beans a smoky flavor that just made them all the better.