Cajun Black Beans


1 lb dried black beans
8 cups chicken stock
2 medium onions, diced
8 garlic cloves, minced
1 tsp Cajun seasoning
1 tsp dried thyme
2 fresh tomatoes, chopped
2 tsp ground cumin
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp cayenne pepper
1 tsp oregano
1 bay leaf
6 scallions, diced
kosher salt and black pepper to taste
6 cups cooked rice
These are delicious creamy black beans with spicy Cajun spices.

  • Pick over the beans, wash then cover with water and let soak overnight.
  • Drain the beans, the add to a large stock pot along with the chicken stock and let simmer for 1 and 1/2 to 2 hours.
  • In a saute  pan saute the garlic and onions until soft, but not brown.
  • Add the onion mixture the beans, then add the spices and tomatoes.
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Serve over white rice garnished with scallions.




2 hr


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