Black beans have an oval shape and range in size from small to larger. They have a "keel," which is a tiny, white eye or spot. Black beans have a meaty taste and a creamy white inside. Black bean output is highest in Michigan, which is also the second-largest dry bean producer in the US overall.
Black beans are a delicious and very adaptable source of plant-based protein. They may be included into a variety of dishes, including salads, bean burgers, enchiladas, salsa, and chili. You can have enough food for days if you put a few cans of black beans in your cupboard. Our favorite black bean dishes are listed below!
One serving of cooked black beans (1/2 cup) contains: