Tag Archives: black bean

Black Bean Stew

Just a simple black bean stew, very comforting and lovely on a winter’s day. Our pressure cooker allows us to make bean stews on a whim – no soaking and thus no planning ahead is required. This stew made a nice lunch with a few slices of rye bread. If it was cooked in a […]

Black Bean and Sunflower Seed Croquettes with Tomato-Sage Sauce

These croquettes were made with simple ingredients that we almost always have around the house. Black beans, sunflower seeds, and pink peppercorns were the main components here, but lemon juice, sesame seeds, and ground coriander added a lot of flavor as well. Pink peppercorns and coriander are both fragrant and delicate seasonings, and they paired […]

Cuban Black Bean Soup

When me and Heikki were travelling in Cuba, black bean soup was one of our favorite vegan foods. Staying at casas particulares, renting extra rooms from people’s homes, we had the advantage of sampling Cuban home cooking the vegan way. We could always explain what vegan food was, and could be sure that our beans […]

Black Bean Spread

This is an easy spread that has a lot of flavor. We have it for breakfast on bread, topped with cucumber, lettuce, or red bell pepper. What I used for the spread: 380 g or 1 pack of black beans in brine, rinsed (about 3 dl cooked beans) 100 g cashew nuts 1/2 dl water […]

Pasta Salad with Broccoli and Cashew-Arugula Pesto Dressing

For a quick lunch on Friday, I made a pasta salad with the ingredients we had at home. My pasta salads vary a lot, exactly because I usually make them when I am hungry, and want to have something fast and tasty. This was the first time I used cashew-arugula pesto as a dressing for […]