Rescue this underused bean from the back of the cupboard and rustle up wonderfully hearty recipes with our great black bean recipes.
This comforting, vegan one-pot is jam-packed with black beans, chicken-style pieces, ground cumin and smoky chipotle paste, making for a delicious hearty dinner. Serve over sweet potato jackets or rice and don't forget the lime wedges, for some zing!
Make this beef and black bean chow mein for an easy Chinese dinner. Crispy soy-marinated beef, fresh spring onions and egg noodles in a glossy black bean sauce combine for an speedy 30-min meal.
These cute little black bean tofu cups pack some serious Asian flavours and make a great light lunch or snack.
Warming and nutritious, this vegetarian chilli is made with black beans, sweet potato and a batch of homemade tomato sauce
This colourful vegan curry is sure to liven up your midweek meals. Aubergine, spinach and black-eyed beans are cooked in a lightly spiced tomato sauce. Serve with brown rice and a dollop of natural yogurt - delicious!
Jamie says: 'Making the most of storecupboard staples, this smoky and satisfying bake is sure to become a new family favourite. And it doesn’t just taste seriously good – it's nutritious too, packed with three of your 5-a-day.' This recipe is in collaboration with environmental charity WWF, which recommends eating meals that are rich in plants. For more information see the recipe method.
Packed full of veg, these black bean and sweet potato chilli bowls are the perfect winter warmer. Spiced with cumin and served with a zingy tomato salsa, this dish is full of flavour and low on effort.
These burrito bowls are, well, burritos without the tortilla! But bursting with flavour; think chilli-spiced rice, black beans and avocado
Enjoy these easy enchiladas for a full-of-flavour dinner
Transform storecupboard staples into this easy Mexican-inspired breakfast recipe with the help of chipotle paste and tortillas.
This simple chicken dinner – packed with caramelised onions and peppers – gets its heat from cajun spices and finely diced red chilli
Save time this summer and batch cook this easy vegetarian baked sweet potato recipe. Simply smother sweet potatoes in spicy chipotle paste, bake in the oven and top with black beans, sharp green olives, tangy feta and plenty of fresh lime and coriander.
This sizzling dairy-free Chinese stir-fry with beef and black beans is packed with fiery chilli and garlic.
Making a Mexican-inspired burrito is a great way to spend your time. No matter how long it takes. Filled with plenty of vegetables and a blean bean filling that takes 24 hours to prepare, these black bean burritos are more than worth the effort involved.
Who needs a takeaway, when you can make this delicious Ken Hom recipe at home? The subtle, savoury taste of black bean paste is a great match with beef; the peppers add a tasty crunch, the orange zest adds some pep, while the chillies add some fire.
Discover Middle Eastern flavours with our rainbow salad and falafel recipe, made using black beans and sweet potato.
For a great vegan lunch idea, try this black bean and sweet potato wrap recipe. Making the most of hearty root veg, these tasty tortillas are stuffed with Mexican black beans, tender spinach and earthy sweet potato chunks.
For a vegetarian feast that's sure to impress, try this easy taco recipe with a surprising coffee twist
Swapping flour for black beans in these squidgy brownies makes them totally gluten-free, so everyone can tuck in!
This easy chicken recipe is bursting with flavour; fiery sriracha-roasted chicken drumsticks with a beautiful side salad packed with earthy beetroot, creamy avocado and hearty black beans
Loaded with black beans, fiery chilli and fragrant herbs, these veggie-friendly patties pack some serious heat. Top with creamy avocado and yet more chilli for a boredom-busting, Mexican-inspired midweek meal
This vegetarian twist on a Tex-Mex classic makes tofu the star of the show, absorbing all the flavours of the spicy buffalo sauce for a lunchtime bowl full of flavour
These quesadillas combine mozzarella, mashed avocado and a mix of sun-dried and cherry tomatoes with lime, coriander and black beans for a Mexican taste sensation. This easy, vegetarian recipe makes a great midweek meal.