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Bacon and Black Bean Smash
Contributed by:
  • 1 TBS extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cans black beans, drained
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 TBS ground cumin
  • 1-2 tsp. hot sauce
  • 2 to 3 TBS chopped cilantro leaves or scallions (optional garnish)
  • Sour cream (optional garnish)
Heat a medium skillet over medium-high heat. Add extra-virgin olive oil and bacon. Cook 2 minutes, then add onion and garlic. Cook 5 minutes. Add 1 can of beans to the pan and season them with salt, pepper and cumin. Mush mixture with a potato masher, combining beans with bacon and onions.
Stir other can of beans into mashed beans.
Add hot sauce to taste and serve. Chopped cilantro or scallions and sour cream are optional
garnishes to this dish.
Serve with large corn chips (optional).
(This recipe was contributed as part of a "Cook of the Week" feature.)

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