Recipes using black beans

Got a tin of black beans in the cupboard? We’ve got lots of quick and easy ideas for making the most of them, including Brazilian soups, Mexican nachos and vegetarian chillies.

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Leftover beef and bean chilli

Chilli recipes

Leftover beef and bean chilli

Using leftover slow-cooked brisket in this chilli fast-tracks the flavour, which is then amped up with chipotle and cumin. Start...

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Black bean chilli soup with corn dumplings

Budget recipes

Black bean chilli soup with corn dumplings

Simmering black beans gently with garlic, chillies and lime rewards you with an easy, flavourful soup that you can leave...

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Black bean and chicken burritos

Purse-friendly chicken recipes

Black bean and chicken burritos

Use leftover roast chicken to make these thrifty and delicious chicken burritos. These filling burritos are packed with black beans,...

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Feijoada (Brazilian pork and bean stew)

Pork recipes from around the world

Feijoada (Brazilian pork and bean stew)

Turn up the heat with Feijoada, Brazil’s much-loved pork and black bean stew. We’ll show you how to make this...

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Smoky vegan chilli

Chilli recipes

Smoky vegan chilli

Serve up a smoky vegan chilli with our easy recipe. This plant-based chilli is packed with aubergine and black beans...

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Easy huevos rancheros

Brunch recipes

Easy huevos rancheros

When it comes to breakfast, huevos rancheros (ranch eggs) is the full Mexican. This weekend-treat deserves to become your Saturday...

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Black bean tofu and baby pak choi

Vegan dinner recipes

Black bean tofu and baby pak choi

Ching-He Huang’s healthy vegan recipe with black bean tofu and baby pak choi is a winner for vegan Chinese New...

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Cornbread with avocado and black bean salsa

Vegetarian brunch recipes

Cornbread with avocado and black bean salsa

Caravan’s signature cornbread has been on their menu since the restaurant’s inception and now you can make it yourself at...

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Stuffed bitter melon with black bean sauce

Pork mince recipes

Stuffed bitter melon with black bean sauce

For something a little bit different, serve up Ken Hom’s pork-stuffed bitter melon with black bean sauce as a starter...

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Sweet potato and black bean nachos

Friday night dinners

Sweet potato and black bean nachos

This crowdpleaser of a dish proves you don’t need a basketful of expensive ingredients or a complicated recipe to eat...

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Real black bean chilli con carne with avocado and lime salsa

Chilli recipes

Real black bean chilli con carne with avocado and lime salsa

A real beef and black bean chilli con carne that’s slow-cooked until rich, thick and the meat easily falls apart....

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Black bean and sweet potato empanadas

Picnic recipes

Black bean and sweet potato empanadas

These chilli-spiced sweet potato and black bean empanadas make great picnic fare as they can be made in advance and...

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Brazilian black bean soup with raw corn salsa

Soup recipes

Brazilian black bean soup with raw corn salsa

”Black beans, a core ingredient in Brazilian cooking, have a wonderful colour and such a rich taste that you don’t...

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Smoky pork and black bean stew with kale

Healthy family meals

Smoky pork and black bean stew with kale

“Black beans and kale are both good sources of the B vitamin folate (also known as folic acid).” – Amanda...

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Refried beans baked with green rice and eggs

Baked egg recipes

Refried beans baked with green rice and eggs

Fragrant, spiced herby rice is covered with a hearty layer of refried beans, tomatoes and eggs. Top with avocado, seeds...

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Veggie chilli with nachos

Chilli recipes

Veggie chilli with nachos

This isn’t just any veggie recipe, it’s a hearty Mexican chilli made with plenty of spices and topped with a...

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