MealSteps

Black Bean Stew

Yield: 4 Servings
Categories: Soups & Stews
1/2cBrown rice
1cWater
2cCooked black beans; reserving some of the cooking liquid (a 15-oz can of black beans will work fine if you have little time; don't pour off the liquid or drain the beans)
1smOnion; chopped
2Cloves crushed garlic; or more to taste
1/2tsCumin
1/2tsOregano
1/2tsBasil
1/2tsGinger
1Bay leaf
1/4tsRed pepper (optional)
1/4cCheap red wine (optional)
1Vegetarian sausage link; crumbled (optional)
Salt and pepper
1cShredded sharp cheddar cheese