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black beans served over white rice on a red plate

How to Make Canned Black Beans

This is an easy and super yummy way to use canned black beans

Course Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword black beans with sofrito, canned black beans, easy black beans recipe
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 151 kcal
Author carissa


  • 2 cans black beans each can 15 oz
  • 3 tbs sofrito
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • salt optional


  1. Heat up the oil in a pot over medium heat.

  2. When oil is hot add sofrito and let saute for about two minutes.

  3. Then add the canned beans to the pot. Do not drain the beans.

  4. Bring beans to a boil over medium heat.

  5. Reduce heat to medium low.

  6. Cover and simmer the beans for about 15 minutes.

  7. Salt the beans if desired and serve.

Nutrition Facts
How to Make Canned Black Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 151 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 1mg0%
Potassium 296mg8%
Carbohydrates 20g7%
Fiber 7g29%
Protein 7g14%
Calcium 23mg2%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.