Black Bean and Chard Skillet

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Black Beans, Chard, vinegar (apple cider, balsamic), skillet

This hearty and nutritious dish brings together the earthy flavors of black beans and chard, balanced with a hint of tangy vinegar. Perfect for a comforting dinner for four.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 bunch chard, stems removed and leaves chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz each) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon balsamic vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika (optional)
  • Fresh parsley, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the chopped onion and sauté for about 5 minutes, until softened and translucent.
  3. Stir in the minced garlic and cook for another minute, until fragrant.
  4. Add the chopped chard to the skillet and cook until wilted, about 3-4 minutes.
  5. Stir in the black beans, apple cider vinegar, and balsamic vinegar. Season with salt, pepper, and smoked paprika if using.
  6. Cook for another 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until the beans are heated through and the flavors meld together.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with fresh parsley.

This Black Bean and Chard Skillet is a delightful, wholesome dish that's perfect for a cozy dinner. The combination of earthy beans, tender chard, and tangy vinegar makes for a satisfying meal that’s as nutritious as it is delicious. Enjoy!

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