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Stewed black beans paired with brown rice, avocado and chili peppers.

Zesty Chipotle Lime Black Beans

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  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 3 servings 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: American


Each bite of these chipotle lime black beans is smoky, zesty and rich in flavor. A quick and easy vegan dinner done in under 30 minutes.


  • 1/4 medium onion (diced)
  • 1/2 cup sliced mushrooms
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tsp chipotle pepper seasoning or flakes
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1 15 oz can black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 1 15 oz can diced fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 tsp brown sugar
  • Juice of 1/2 a large lime
  • Zest of 1 lime
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. To a pan over medium heat, add in onions and mushrooms and saute until onions soften.
  2. Stir in garlic and saute mixture for about 30 seconds or until fragrant.
  3. Add in chipotle pepper, coriander, smoked paprika, cumin, and oregano and sauté again until spices are fragrant, about 1-2 minutes. Make sure to continuously stir spices to avoid spices from burning.
  4. Pour in black beans, tomatoes and sugar, and stir well to fully combine.
  5. Bring mixture to a low simmer and allow to cook for 10-15 minutes.
  6. Remove from heat and add in zest and lime juice. Stir well to combine and adjust seasonings to taste then serve.