The super-healthy black beans are native to South America and Central America. We have collected our Chicken and Black Bean Recipes to bring you that taste of South America.
However, if we make black beans a regular part of our diet, we can reduce our risk of diabetes and heart disease.
The U.S. dietary guidelines suggest eating 3 cups of legumes per week. This equates to a half cup of peas or beans every day.
I have already intimated that chicken forms a regular part of our diet. Not only because it is healthy and Wahls Protocol compliant but, very cheap thanks to our relationship with the local fish and chip shop.
Furthermore, chicken is really versatile and can be a quick mid-week snack or a delicious and heaty Sunday dinner.
Chicken and Black Bean Recipes
Because black beans are native to the region, black beans and other legumes are common in South American, Mexican and Spanish cuisines.
We can grow these beans in our gardens. The keen gardener will know these plants to be annual climbers. They will be grown on bamboo poles ot trellises.
Chicken Enchilada Skillet
These quick and easy chicken enchiladas are a delicious dinner time treat. You can make these amazing Mexican enchiladas with the minimum effort.
I love hot, spicy Mexican food. Tortillas, Enchiladas and quesadillas all feature on our dining table with great regularity.
30 minute Black Bean and Corn Skillet
For those of us in the U.K. A skillet is frying pan. Usually a heavy-based cast-iron pan. A skillet is the perfect cooking vessel for dishes like this black bean and corn stir-fry.
It doesn’t take a lot to confuse me. This link takes us to a recipe for Mexican Dry Rub Grilled Chicken Skewers. An absolutely great recipe but, not what I thought I was having for dinner. Serendipity!
However, Good cooking is what we are all about. It doen’t matter too much, how we got here.
Chipotle Chicken Burrito Bowls
A burrito bowl is a burrito without the tortilla. Chipotle sauce or chipotle seasoning is made with the chipotle pepper. And a chipotle pepper is a smoked, dried jalapeño.
I’m sorry, if you knew that. But, I had to ask the question.
Furthermore, we can never learn too much. Cooking is about discovering new food, And discovery is a very important part of learning.
Burrito bowls are great for dinner parties. Because most of the meal preparation is done in advance. And the customisable nature of this recipe mean your guests can help themselves.
Skinny Black Bean Avocado Wrap
This is a recipe for all vegan fans of Mexican cooking. Skinny black bean avocado wrap is a healthy, crunchy twist on a standard tortilla recipe,
To keep the recipe vegan, Kathy uses delicious, creamy avocados in place of the chicken.
And, as a fan of avocado, this makes this wrap all the more irresistable,
Grilled Chicken Burrito Bowl
Another burrito bowl recipe that features the delicious black beans.
This time, we have chicken marinated in a cilanto lime sauce. A fresh, zesty taste that will have you coming back for more.
Throw in a side-dish of Mexican salad. And you have a healthy delicious meal for the whole family.
Did you know that the ubiquitous baked beans use haricot beans in the famous tomato sauce recipe.
Henry John Heinz was born on October 11, 1844, in Pennsylvania. His parents were German immigrants and his mother spoke to him in German for most of his childhood.
Heinz beans were first sold in the U.K. at the Fortnum and Mason department store. The production of beans began in an old munition factory near Wigan.
Chicken and Black Bean Chili
We can’t talk about black bean recipes without mentioning chili. Chicken and black bean chili is a traditional Texan dish.
Poor farmers who couldn’t afford more expensive cuts of meat, used beans as the protein source in their food.
Mexican Street Food Chicken Bake
Baked chicken is a classic Mexican street food. And this corn and black bean chicken bake produces a healthy, gluen-free dish.
Often grilled and smothered in butter, mayo and cotija cheese. This Mexican corn is also known as elote.