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Black Beans with Lime

This side dish cooks up in just 10 minutes; a little chili powder gives the beans a spicy kick.

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  • Servings: 6
Black Beans with Lime

Source: Everyday Food, May 2007

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts separated, thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 2 cans (19 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Directions

  1. In a medium saucepan, heat oil over medium. Add white part of scallions, and season with salt and pepper. Cook until softened, about 3 minutes.

  2. Add beans, chili powder, and 1/4 cup water. Cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in lime juice; season with salt and pepper. Serve garnished with green part of scallions.

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