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Caribbean black bean curry

Published: September 7, 2021 at 1:19 pm
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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Total time
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

Bring together the right combination of spices, condiments and herbs to transform humble black beans into a punchy Caribbean-style curry, ready in under half an hour

  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition:
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal372
fat12.9g
saturates9.9g
carbs43g
sugars17.3g
fibre11.3g
protein15.4g
salt1.2g
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Recipe extracted from Doctor’s Kitchen 3-2-1 by Dr Rupy Aujla (£16.99, Harper Thorsons)

Try this flavoursome Caribbean black bean curry, then check out our Caribbean chicken stew, Caribbean fish curry, Jamaican curry pork and more Caribbean-inspired recipes.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1 small onion, finely chopped
  • 20g ginger, grated
  • 2 cloves garlic, grated
  • 1 tsp dried or fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 small cinnamon stick
  • 1 tsp coriander seeds
  • ¼ tsp ground allspice, or 3 allspice berries
  • 1 (optional) scotch bonnet chilli
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup, honey or brown sugar
  • 400g tin black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 160g roasted red peppers from a jar, roughly chopped
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 15g coriander leaves, chopped

Method

  • STEP 1

    Melt the coconut oil in a frying pan over a low-medium heat, and gently fry the onion, ginger and garlic for 2-3 minutes or until softened. Add the thyme, bay leaf, spices (including the chilli, if using), soy sauce and maple syrup, honey or sugar, and cook for a further minute.

  • STEP 2

    Add the beans, tomatoes and peppers, and simmer for 10 minutes until slightly reduced and sticky. Season to taste and serve with a good squeeze of lime juice and the coriander leaves.

Check out more easy Caribbean-inspired recipes

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