Chipotle Cinnamon Slow-Cooked Coconut Beans

You’re searching at some actually superior gradual-cooked beans listed here. They are simmered until eventually added tender in a outstanding pink broth tempered with coconut milk towards the finish. The broth hums with a powerful cinnamon, chipotle, and tomato basis punctuated with cayenne pepper and Thai chiles. The broth thickens as it cooks enveloping the beans in excess of the class of an hour or two. Make a pot and use them all through the week!

A White Pot of Slow-Cooked Beans made with Chiles and Coconut

How To Provide Gradual-Cooked Coconut Beans

I really like these beans soupy and straight, just after I make a fresh pot – drizzled with a bit of added coconut milk. All bets are off immediately after that. The flavors focus right away and the broth thickens. These beans are great on tacos. You can use them in location of chickpeas in a preferred bean or veggie burger. Or make them a foundation component in a lunch bowl.  
A White Pot of Slow-Cooked Beans made with Chiles and Coconut

Other Tips:

  • Quesadillas: Make a quesadilla with a facet of the coconut beans topped with salted yogurt, a lot of sliced scallions, toasted cashews and a big squeeze of lemon.
  • Grain Bowl: (pictured below) Provide a cup of your preferred rice and/or grain blend with the coconut beans on the side, drizzle with extra whole-fat coconut milk. Best with sesame seeds and a little bit of citrus olive oil and/or sizzling sauce.
  • Make it a Soup: Include more h2o and coconut milk at the stop, re-year and get pleasure from as a pot of soup.

Slow-Cooked Coconut Beans in a Bowl Served with Basmati Rice and Avocado

Deciding upon Your Beans

I like to make these coconut beans with Santa Maria Pinquito beans. They provide a robust broth that stands up fantastically to all the spices listed here. That mentioned, I believe King City Pink beans may well perform wonderfully with their thinner skins and creamy tenderness. I can also envision Mantequilla and Buckeye beans doing work properly if you have both of those people on hand.

Gradual-Cooked Coconut Beans Video clip

This is a quick movie to demonstrate how these beans occur collectively.

A White Pot of Slow-Cooked Beans made with Chiles and Coconut


As this recipe progressed in excess of the study course if this calendar year, I landed on a spice mix that leans pretty difficult into the feistiness of ground cinnamon and of a vary of chile peppers. That stated, there are a thousand other directions you could acquire the spice profile right here even though leaving a lot of of the other elements in place. I could visualize a variation large on caraway, and then you could introduce some chopped celery with the onion at the start out. Generally, if you can visualize a thing becoming delectable alongside tomato and coconut milk, you should not be shy about making an attempt it out.
A White Pot of Coconut Beans on a Marble Counter waiting to be Served

A lot more Bean Recipes

I did a article a few years again with ten of my favourite bean recipes, but needed to take note there are a few stand-outs that are continuously on repeat in my kitchen area. In certain, this is how I like to make refried beans. Appear listed here if you’re hunting for a very good basics create-up on how to cook beans. And, if you might be a giant bean supporter, remember to(!) give these Large Chipotle Baked Beans a try. They are so so so superior.

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