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restaurant style black beans with chorizo

Restaurant Style Black Beans with Chorizo


The simple flavors of black beans are enhanced with chorizo sausage and jalapeños in this restaurant style black beans with chorizo recipe. 


  • 1 39oz. can of black beans – drained and rinsed (rinse until the water runs clear on the beans)
  • 3 Chorizo sausages – removed from casing
  • 1 onion – diced
  • juice from 1/2 lime
  • 1/2 cup beef broth
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 1 lime
  • cilantro for garnish


  1. In a stove top skilled, cook chorizo until it become crispy.
  2. Remove chorizo from the pan and it on a paper towel covered plate.
  3. Pour the hot oil from the chorizo pan into a large stove top pot.
  4. Add the onion and cook on medium heat for 5-7 minutes.
  5. Add half of the black beans.
  6. Add all of the spices.
  7. Add the beef broth.
  8. Add the lime juice.
  9. Bring the mixture to a boil.
  10. With a potato masher, smash the black beans (you may need to add a bit more beef broth, depending on the thickness).
  11. Add the remainder of the beans and cook for 10 minutes.
  12. Garnish with chopped cilantro and sliced limes.