Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin

Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds pork tenderloin, cut into 2 inch strips 1 small onion, coarsely chopped 1 small red bell pepper, coarsely chopped 3 (15 ounce) cans black beans 1 (16 ounce) jar salsa 1/2 cup chicken broth 1 teaspoon dried oregano 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 teaspoons chili powder Directions Combine pork tenderloin, onion, red pepper, black beans, salsa, chicken broth, oregano, cumin, and chili powder in a slow cooker. Set to Low and cook for 8 to 10 hours. Break up pieces of cooked pork to thicken the chili before serving. Continue reading Black Bean and Pork Tenderloin

Huevos Rancheros

Huevos Rancheros Ingredients 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 4 (6 inch) corn tortillas 1 cup refried beans with green chilies 1 teaspoon butter 4 eggs 1 cup shredded Cheddar cheese 8 slices bacon, cooked and crumbled 1/2 cup salsa (optional) Directions Heat oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Fry tortillas one at a time until firm, but not crisp. Remove to paper towels to drain grease. Meanwhile, combine the refried beans and butter in a microwave-safe dish. Cover, and cook in the microwave until heated through. When tortillas are done, fry eggs over easy in the skillet. Add more … Continue reading Huevos Rancheros

Taco Pizza

Taco Pizza Ingredients 1/2 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 clove garlic 1/2 (1 ounce) packet taco seasoning mix 1/3 cup water 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes with garlic and onion 1 cup salsa 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 cup refried beans 1 12-inch prepared pizza crust 1 1/2 cups Mexican-style shredded four-cheese blend 2 cups shredded lettuce 2 tomatoes, chopped 1 (2.25 ounce) can sliced black olives, drained 1/4 cup chopped green onion 1/2 cup Mexican-style shredded four-cheese blend 1 cup sour cream, or as desired (optional) 1 cup salsa, or as desired (optional) Directions … Continue reading Taco Pizza

Five-Ingredient Soup

Five-Ingredient Soup Nutrition Info Calories: 128.0 Fat: 0.6g Carbohydrates: 24.9g Protein: 7.3g Ingredients 1 (14.4-ounce) can fat-free chicken broth 1 (14.4-ounce) can corn, drained and rinsed 1 (14.4-ounce) can black beans, drained and rinsed 1 (14.4-ounce) can fat-free refried beans 1 (14.4-ounce) can no-salt added diced tomatoes Directions Combine all ingredients in a medium saucepan, whisking to integrate the refried beans. Simmer, then serve. Garnish as desired. Try: sour cream, avocado, or green onions. Continue reading Five-Ingredient Soup

Pacific Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Pacific Cuban Black Beans and Rice Recipe By:Fancy Nancy “I am not claiming this to be an authentic Cuban dish, rather my version of it. I hope that you enjoy. Garnish with chopped green onions, chopped cilantro, lime wedges, and sour cream.” Ingredients 4 cups water 2 cups rice 3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 1 bell pepper, chopped 2 carrots, peeled and chopped 2 ribs celery, chopped 1 tablespoon minced garlic 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans 2 smoked Spanish chorizo sausage links, coarsely chopped 1 cup chicken stock 1 (8 ounce) jar picante sauce 2 bay leaves … Continue reading Pacific Cuban Black Beans and Rice

Slow Cooker Refried Beans

Slow Cooker Refried Beans “Refried beans are simple to make when cooked in a slow cooker. This recipe will yield flavorful, fat-free refried beans seasoned with garlic, jalapeno, and cumin.” Ingredients 1 onion, peeled and halved 3 cups dry pinto beans, rinsed 1/2 fresh jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped 2 tablespoons minced garlic 5 teaspoons salt 1 3/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin, optional 9 cups water Directions Place the onion, rinsed beans, jalapeno, garlic, salt, pepper, and cumin into a slow cooker. Pour in the water and stir to combine. Cook on High for 8 … Continue reading Slow Cooker Refried Beans

Black Bean Hummus

Black Bean Hummus Recipe By:Jen “This is the absolute best hummus I have ever had. It goes great with some toasted pita bread. Add more lemon juice if this hummus tastes like it needs a little extra kick.” Ingredients 1 clove garlic 1 (15 ounce) can black beans; drain and reserve liquid 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1 1/2 tablespoons tahini 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon paprika 10 Greek olives Directions Mince garlic in the bowl of a food processor. Add black beans, 2 tablespoons reserved liquid, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, tahini, 1/2 … Continue reading Black Bean Hummus

Layered Patchwork Soup Mix

Layered Patchwork Soup Mix Ingredients 1/2 cup barley 1/2 cup dried split peas 1/2 cup uncooked white rice 1/2 cup dry lentils 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 1 teaspoon dried sage Directions In a wide mouth pint jar layer the barley, split peas, rice, and lentils. In a small plastic bag combine the parsley, garlic, pepper, salt, garlic powder, Italian seasoning, and sage. Decorate jar lid and attach seasoning packet with ribbon to jar. Attach a recipe card with the following … Continue reading Layered Patchwork Soup Mix

Five-Bean Soup Mix

Five-Bean Soup Mix Ready In 2 h 45 m “This do-ahead soup mix allows you always to be prepared!” Ingredients 1 1/2 cups dried pinto beans 1 1/2 cups white kidney beans 1 cup dry kidney beans 1 cup dry lima beans 1 cup dry garbanzo beans 1/2 cup dried minced onion 1 tablespoon paprika 2 teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon mustard powder 1/2 teaspoon granulated garlic 1 tablespoon chicken bouillon powder 3 cubes beef bouillon 1 tablespoon dried parsley 1/4 cup bacon bits 1/4 cup mixed vegetable flakes 4 quarts water 1/4 cup vegetable oil (optional) 4 (14.5 ounce) cans … Continue reading Five-Bean Soup Mix

Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup Ready In 20 m Ingredients 1 (15 ounce) can whole kernel corn, drained 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth 1 (10 ounce) can chunk chicken 1 (15 ounce) can black beans 1 (10 ounce) can diced tomatoes with green chile peppers, drained Directions Open the cans of corn, chicken broth, chunk chicken, black beans, and diced tomatoes with green chilies. Pour everything into a large saucepan or stock pot. Simmer over medium heat until chicken is heated through. Do not tell anybody and they will think you slaved in the kitchen making this delicious soup Continue reading Six Can Chicken Tortilla Soup