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Chipotle Black Beans

Chipotle Black Beans Recipe Copycat

Chipotle Black Beans is one of the most popular dishes of the restaurant and in this recipe, we will recreate that in a simple but tasty Mexican dish!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American, Mexican
Keyword Chipotle Black Beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings 8 servings as a side dish
Calories 236 kcal
Author Catalina Castravet

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion finely diced
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 pound dried black beans rinsed
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon chili powder or more
  • 6 cups water or more as needed
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • Salt to taste

Garnish:

  • Chopped parsley

Instructions

  1. Rinse the beans, sort and discard any that seem bad.
  2. Place a large Dutch oven or large stock pot over medium heat, add oil and bring to a shimmer.
  3. Add the diced onion and cook until softened, about 3-5 minutes.
  4. Add garlic, stir and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  5. Add the black beans, cumin, dried parsley, oregano, bay leaves, and stir to combine. Add enough water to cover the beans.
  6. Bring to a boil and reduce heat to medium-low, simmer until beans are tender, about 2 hours. Add more water as needed if the beans are not covered.
  7. Once done, remove from heat and discard bay leaves.
  8. Add the lime juice, add paprika and chili powder, stir to combine. Taste and adjust for salt and spiciness.
  9. Serve over rice with lime wedges.

Recipe Video

Nutrition Facts
Chipotle Black Beans Recipe Copycat
Amount Per Serving
Calories 236 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 0g0%
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 14mg1%
Potassium 871mg25%
Carbohydrates 37g12%
Fiber 9g38%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 12g24%
Vitamin A 150IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 85mg9%
Iron 3.2mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.