Filled with chicken, beans, salsa, and spices they took no time to put together, and disappeared just as quickly. The ingredients are basic and easy to keep stocked for the perfect last minute go-to meal.
I can’t tell you how much I have been craving this meal ever since making it last week. These Black Bean Tostadas with Cilantro Sauce discovered over at Tasty Kitchen are probably something I could eat every single day and never tire of. Seriously tasty and satisfying. And so very easy too. The cilantro sauce alone is a keeper and one we’ll be making large batches of to serve as a salad dressing. It’s so full of flavor and super light in calories—the best combo ever for salad dressing in my book!
Not sure what the weather is like where you are, but things are starting to warm up here in my neck of the woods, which beckons for lighter fare, and brings about a strong hankering for fresh fruits and salads. It would be nice if I would crave that year round, huh? These Black Bean Salad Boats (for a lack of a better term) sure do meet the need for a crunchy snack, appetizer or light lunch. The ingredients are basic and adjustable to your liking, and it’s quick prep.
Beans are yummy. Beans are nutritious. Beans are bodacious. I’ve been blogging about beans for a long time. In fact, just one month after launching She Wears Many Hats last year, I posted one bean recipe each week, for a month. The series was called, The Bodacious Bean, and it began with a simple, basic Black…
This past weekend I decided to create my own version. It was easy, with simple ingredients. And not only did we eat it as a dip but topped our chicken burritos with it – yum! You’ll need black beans, ancho chile powder, cumin, salt, pepper, cilantro, poblanos, olive oil, tomato, corn and cheese. Of course, add or subtract any ingredients as you like.