Whether you are thinking of black turtle beans or Asian black bean sauce (actually made from fermented and salted soybeans) these recipes have you covered.
Tinned black beans, corn and quinoa go together in this warming stew. You can also substitute borlotti beans or kidney beans.
Black beans are a staple of many soups and stews in the Americas, however, if not available they are interchangeable with red kidney or pinto beans.
Black turtle beans can be hard to find in Australia, but if you can get them substitute them for the red kidney beans.
You can determine how spicy to make this dish depending on the kind of salsa you choose. It works with black beans, kidney beans or borlottis.
Great comfort food in cold weather, chicken soup is fortified with black beans, corn, chilli and spices.
An easy party dip, best made a few hours ahead so the flavours have time to meld. If you can't find black beans, refried beans work just as well.
A classic Chinese dish, one of my favourites.
A healthy, fresh and colourful bean salad which includes a very tasty lime dressing. You can use almost any kind of tinned beans.
An easy, mouthwatering, ginger and black bean marinade for barbecued chicken. Allow two hours for the chicken to marinate.
These veggie burgers are made from black beans, quinoa, breadcrumbs, capsicum, onion, garlic, cumin, egg and a splash of Tabasco to taste. Pop on a bun and serve.