Best Black Beans

This black beans recipe is ready in just 15 minutes! With a can of black beans, onion, and garlic from your pantry, plus some chopped fresh cilantro, this quick and easy side dish is a no-brainer when you're short on time. Pairs well with any Mexican or Cuban meal.


    • 1 (16 ounce) can black beans, undrained
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 clove garlic, chopped
    • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
    • ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
    • salt to taste


  1. Gather all ingredients.
  2. Combine beans, onion, and garlic in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil.\
  3. Reduce heat to medium-low. Stir in cilantro, cayenne, and salt. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Remove from pot, sprinkle with cilantro, and serve.