black bean


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 Think feta turkey burgers and tomato black bean enchiladas. Lesley Kennedy, CNN Underscored, "Sick of cooking? These meal delivery services will keep you eating well," 1 Jan. 2021 For 2021, DoorDash predicts Americans are going to look to shed some quarantine pounds by choosing healthier and plant-based food, opting for increasingly popular items like black bean tacos and mushroom burgers. Alison Fox, Travel + Leisure, "No Surprise: DoorDash Data Shows Comfort Food Was a Favorite This Year," 19 Nov. 2020 Sides include Eckerlin chorizo blend stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, grilled asparagus, rosemary sweet potato mash, yuca fries, sweet plantains, house salad, onion rice and Cuban black bean rice. Keith Pandolfi, The Enquirer, "Give thanks to local restaurants by letting them prepare this year's feast for you," 12 Nov. 2020 Toss in the garlic, green onions, black bean sauce, chili oil and soy sauce. Tara Duggan,, "Recipe for twice-cooked pork is part of late SF restaurateur Cecilia Chiang’s legacy," 6 Nov. 2020 Vegan Bearcat is a tofu scramble with crispy potatoes and black bean sausage and the Bearcat Breakfast has two eggs, potatoes and bacon or bison sausage. Will Coviello,, "Gambit's 2020 Fall Dining Guide: Where to eat in the New Orleans area amid new reopening phase," 12 Oct. 2020 For now, the counter-service restaurant continues to serve its soul food buffet, which is packaged by employees, and items such as fish tacos and black bean burgers ordered from the grill. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "The newly expanded Daddy's Soul Food & Grille is twice as large," 6 Oct. 2020 At Spice N Ice restaurant in England, a dish named Hakka Chong Yee combines Bengali sea fish with the Cantonese flavors of ginger, wine, chile garlic, and black bean sauce. Nayantara Dutta, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Indian Chinese Food Became India's Favorite Cuisine," 17 Sep. 2020 For diners craving traditional Cuban cuisine, the menu carries classics such as ropa vieja and malanga fritters (a Cuban street snack), black bean soup and vaca fritas, arroz con pollo and lechon asado. Phillip Valys,, "When will Cuba Libre Restaurant & Rum Bar open on Fort Lauderdale’s Las Olas Boulevard?," 9 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of black bean

1569, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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9 Jan 2021

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“Black bean.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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