black bean

noun

Definition of black bean

1 : a black kidney bean commonly used in Latin American cuisine
2 : a black soybean commonly used usually fermented in east Asian cuisine

Examples of black bean in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The star ingredient in these black bean recipes is important to all kinds of people. Bon Appétit, 5 Apr. 2022 Popular items from the pop-up days will transfer over to the new restaurant, including smoky black bean burgers, crispy empanadas and curry chickpea rice bowls. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 17 Dec. 2021 The gluten-free chef contributed to MasterChef's #AtHomeWith series in 2020 by sharing a black bean soup recipe. Rachel Schonberger, EW.com, 17 Mar. 2022 These baked wings are an absolute flavor bomb, with a sauce made from hoisin, ketchup, tamari, gochujang, Dijon mustard and black bean chili sauce — or the last bits of all those jars hanging around your fridge door. Washington Post, 7 Feb. 2022 Chunkier soups, like black bean or lentil, tend to lean thick—and, it must be said, gloopy. Ali Francis, Bon Appétit, 18 Feb. 2022 Second course offerings are a quinoa salad, lobster bisque and black bean soup. Susan Dunne, courant.com, 8 Feb. 2022 An eggplant banh mi sandwich, spicy black bean soup, and French lentil salad are among the menu’s standouts. Evan Nicole Brown, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Jan. 2022 The chili lime black bean taco recipe called for something a little less Lunchables than that. Washington Post, 8 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of black bean

1569, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

27 Apr 2022

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“Black bean.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/black%20bean. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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