How to Cook Black Beans From Scratch

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Ingredients (7)

  • 1 pound (450 grams) dried black beans, rinsed (about 2 cups)
  • 3 medium cloves garlic, peeled and gently smashed, use more for garlicky beans
  • 1/2 medium peeled onion, see notes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 medium lime, halved
  • Water
  • Salt and fresh ground black pepper

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