Mexican Beef and Black Beans

Enjoy this warm beef and black beans recipe that’s ready in just 20 minutes – perfect for a Mexican cuisine.

  • Prep Time 5 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 4

1
pound ground beef
1
tablespoon chopped fresh parsley or 1 teaspoon parsley flakes
1
tablespoon white wine vinegar
1
teaspoon grated lime or lemon peel
1/4
teaspoon red pepper sauce
1
medium red or green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
2
cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1 Cook beef in 10-inch skillet over medium heat 8 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until brown; drain.
  • 2 Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until hot.

Expert Tips

Forgot to thaw the ground beef? Here's an easy way around it. Remove all wrapping material, then cook as you would thawed beef, except flip the frozen block occasionally and scrape off the browned areas as it cooks.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
495
(
Calories from Fat
155),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
17g
17%
(Saturated Fat
7g,
7%
),
Cholesterol
65mg
65%;
Sodium
870mg
870%;
Total Carbohydrate
60g
60%
(Dietary Fiber
15g
15%
),
Protein
40g
40%
;
% Daily Value*:
Iron
40%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.