Black Beans Breakfast Side

Want to add some protein to your breakfast?  This is quick and easy to prepare the night before and put into small tupperware containers to go.

3 cans black beans, drained

1 7-oz can tomato sauce

Chopped onion (I use frozen chopped onion I buy from the grocery store)

1 Tablespoon minced garlic (from a jar)

Olive oil

Pour a dash of oil, enough to cover the bottom of sauce pan.  Saute the onions and garlic together.  Add the beans and tomato sauce and cook on medium heat until the sauce thickens


Roasted Garbanzo (Chickpeas) Beans


“If you hang out with chickens, you’re going to cluck and if you hang out with eagles, you’re going to fly.” –Steve Maraboli

Roasted Garbanzo Beans

  • 2 cups cooked canned garbanzo beans, (drained and rinsed )
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon red pepper

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.  Lightly coat a rimmed baking sheet with cooking spray. Spread garbanzo beans over baking sheet and sprinkle them with the garlic powder and cayenne.  Toss to thoroughly coat.  Roast on the bottom rack of the oven, shaking pan every 15 minutes until beans are browned and crunchy–about 50 minutes.  Cool before serving..

Slow Cooker Three Bean Burritos


“What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.” ― C. S. Lewis


    • 1 onion, cut in half and peeled
    • 1 cups dry Pinto beans, rinsed
    • 1 cups dry Black Beans, rinsed
    • 1 cup red beans, rinsed
    • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
    • 3 teaspoons salt
    • 1 3/4 teaspoons fresh ground black pepper
    • 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 5 cups water
    • 4 cups chicken broth


    1. Place the onion, rinsed beans, garlic, salt, pepper, and cumin into a slow cooker.
    2. Stir in the water and chicken broth.
    3. Cook on High for 8 hours, adding more water as needed.
    4. Once cooked strain the beans reserving the liquid.
    5. Mash the beans with a potato masher or hand mixer.
    6. Add the reserved water as needed to attain desired consistency.