Black Bean Spinach Sauté


This is a great side dish that's easy to make and awesome for low-carb, high flavour days. Try swapping the spinach for chopped kale, cabbage or sprouts for a change.



Prep Time

5-10 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 50g coarsely diced red onion
  • 200g tightly packed spinach
  • 100g diced tomatoes
  • 200g drained black beans (cooked or canned)
  • ½ tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  1. Preheat a non-stick frying pan on a medium heat before adding the coconut oil and half the spinach, sauté until wilted
  2. Add the second half and once it’s wilted, add the onion, garlic and chilli powder and sauté for a further 2 minutes
  3. Add the tomato and black beans and heat until warm
  4. Season with salt and pepper and serve

Recipe courtesy of Gourmet Nutrition 2007 - Available here