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🥫 Gracias Madre Black Beans

Gracias Madre Black Beans

🍽 Serves ⏲ Total Time
4 cups 1.67 hours

🧂 Ingredients

  • 🥫 1 cup dried black beans
  • 🍂 1 bay leaf
  • 🌿 0.5 tsp oregano
  • 🫒 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 🧅 0.5 cup onion
  • 🌶 1 jalapeño
  • 🧂 2 tsp salt

🍳 Cookware

  • 1 medium pot
  • 1 medium nonstick pan

📝 Instructions

Step 1

Soak the dried black beans overnight.

Step 2

In a medium pot over medium-high heat, add the dried black beans, bay leaf, oregano, and just enough water to cover (about 2 cups). Bring to a boil, cover, and reduce the heat to low. Stirring occasionally, simmer until the beans are very tender, about 90 minutes.

Step 3

In a medium nonstick pan over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil. Add the onion and chopped and seeded jalapeño and cook, stirring occasionally, until the onions are soft and translucent, about 10 minutes.

Step 4

Add the onion mixture to the pot of beans. Using an immersion blender, puree the beans until nearly smooth, keeping a little bit of texture. (Alternatively, you can carefully ladle the beans into a blender, puree them, then return them to the pot.) Add the salt and taste to adjust the seasoning.

🔗 Source

  • The Gracias Madre Cookbook