A simple and healthy vegetarian salad of Israeli couscous makes a great weeknight meal. You won't miss the meat in this filling vegetarian dish. Black beans add protein, and avocado is rich in heart-healthy fat.
Everyday hot dogs and black beans give the appearance of worms in dirt in this Halloween-centric recipe.
Martha displayed this fun dish on a special Monster Buffet during her Halloween Monster Bash with Jimmy Fallon.
A pairing for the ages -- and a beautifully balanced source of protein -- rice and black beans crackle with flavor, thanks to jalapeno, onions, and garlic. In this version, hearty long-grain brown rice stands in for the traditional white variety, offering an extra measure of substance.
Is that pebbly sludge, dredged up from a nearby swamp, or creamy guacamole studded with black beans and minced chiles? Only a bite -- or two -- will reveal the true tastiness in the bowl. Dark-blue corn tortilla chips are a must for dipping; they also work well with the green-and-black party palette.
Bring out leftover or store-bought roast beef and wrap up dinner plans. The meat is rolled with mango, pepper, and onion for a light meal that tastes of the tropics; serve herbed black beans on the side.