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5-Minute Black Beans - No Cooking
You can now find many brands of organic, ready-to-eat canned Black Beans that are healthier and tastier than conventionally produced Black Beans. This recipe takes just minutes to prepare and can be served as a side dish or used in other recipes such as Black Bean burritos.
5-Minute Black Beans - No Cooking Prep and Cook Time: 5 minutes

  • 1 - 15 oz can (BPA free) Black beans, preferably organic
  • 2 TBS extra virgin olive oil (or to taste)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste
  • Optional: top with salsa


  1. Press or finely chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes.
  2. Drain liquid from canned Black Beans and rinse under cold running water; this helps prevent intestinal gas.
  3. Combine all ingredients, mix and enjoy!
Serves 2
  • For richer flavor you may want to add more olive oil.
  • If you are going to heat the mixture, add garlic, salt, and pepper, but not olive oil. Heat on medium-low in a covered saucepan. Remove from heat and stir in the olive oil before serving.

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