Tag Archives: Black beans

Easy “Unfried” Refried Black Beans

I’m pretty sure that if given the chance my entire diet might consist of beans. And ice cream. And avocados. And brownies.

Ok. . . I’m not fooling anyone. I have way too many “favorites”. But I do really love beans. Of all kinds.

The bummer for me is that Tim is not a fan. He tried one little, itty, bitty, almost invisible bite of these and that’s all I could persuade him to try. Even though these are SO delicious and begging to be covered in melted cheese and scooped up with tortilla chips. Nope. Not in Tim’s world. He has about as much love for beans as he does for raccoons. (Not that we cook any raccoons around here but he might be more willing to try a bite of roasted raccoon than he is to try beans!)

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Black Bean and Chipotle Chili

We love a good pot of chili. Nothing better on a cold Sunday afternoon. Throw in some shredded cheese and Fritos and Tim is a happy, happy man! Plain Greek yogurt and a tiny scatter of cheese on top for me.

This is my go to chili recipe. And actually I usually just make it by instinct. I just know what goes in to the pot.  I had to measure everything and write it down in order to share it with you guys! A lot of my kitchen playing is like that, actually.

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