Easy Black Beans with Corn and Tomatoes

These super simple and delicious black beans with corn and tomatoes take only 15 minutes to make.


3 Tablespoons of olive oil

2 cloves of garlic chopped

2 - 15 oz cans of black beans drained and rinsed

1 - 15 oz can of corn, drained 

1 - 15 oz can of diced tomatoes

¾ of a 4 ½ ounce can of chopped green chiles**

1/4-1/2 cup water

1 teaspoon ground coriander

Salt and pepper to taste

Splash of red wine vinegar (about 1 teaspoon)


  1. Peel and chop the garlic. 
  2. Add the garlic and olive oil to a medium saucepan and cook over medium heat for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Open all the cans.
  4. Drain and rinse the black beans and corn and add them to the pan.
  5. Add the chopped tomatoes and their juice, the water and the green chilies.
  6. Add the coriander, red wine vinegar and salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Bring to a boil over medium high heat.  Then turn heat down to medium low and simmer for about 5 minutes.

 Serve over rice or one of the 6 other suggested ways to serve these beans.



*To add a little kick to the beans, add a pinch (or more to taste) of red pepper flake when you sauteé the garlic.

**Use the whole can of chilies if you prefer a stronger green chili flavor.


Keywords: black beans, corn, and tomatoes