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Black Beans and Tomatoes
My Black Beans and Tomatoes recipe is a healthy side dish bursting with nutrition and fresh vegetables.
Course: brunch, Dinner, Lunch, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: black bean recipes, black beans and tomatoes, vegetarian cooking
  • 3 cups of cooked dry black beans
  • 1-1/2 cups of fresh chopped basil
  • 3 cups of diced Italian tomatoes
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 cups of finely chopped onion
  • 1 cup of chopped celery
Recipe Notes

Sort your beans for any small pebbles first. (You can do this ahead of time and have them ready to use when convenient. I usually divide a bag into two 40-oz. size clean peanut butter jars). Rinse and soak the beans overnight before cooking them until softened. This can take a few hours more. When the beans are softened, it is time to start browning the two cups of chopped onion, one cup of chopped celery in the 1/4 cup of olive oil. After the vegetables are golden brown, add the beans, basil, tomatoes, sugar, salt, and pepper and cook thoroughly. ENJOY!