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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.
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
Press or finely chop garlic and let sit for 5 minutes.
Drain liquid from canned Black Beans and rinse under cold running water; this helps prevent intestinal gas.
Combine all ingredients, mix and enjoy!
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.
For education only, consult a healthcare practitioner for any health problems.
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