Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans

The tomatoes, cumin, and cilantro all add so much flavor to these vegan Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans, a simple black bean recipe. I used V8 Juice in this recipe, rather than tomato juice. I’m not sure if it made much of a difference flavor-wise, but it worked! These beans can be eaten alone or as a side dish. Serve with South Florida Beach Bread or alongside vegan Charleston Red Rice. Or if you’d like to try a different bean dish with Latin flair, it doesn’t get any better than this Sweet Potato Black Bean Farro Bake.

GLUTEN FREE OPTION: To make the gluten free version of this recipe, be sure to use gluten free cumin.

 

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Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
This vegan black bean recipe is quick and easy to throw together, but full of flavor.
Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Prep Time 20 minutes
Servings
servings
Ingredients
Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
Instructions
  1. In a skillet, cook the garlic and cumin in olive oil over medium heat until fragrant. Add beans and tomato juice or V8 juice to the skillet. Add salt to taste.
    Cooking Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
  2. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer, stirring continuously until the liquid has reduced. Just before serving, stir in fresh cilantro. Can be served with a cilantro garnish and finely chopped onions.
    Quick Cuban Cilantro Black Beans
Recipe Notes

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