Jerk Style Black Beans


1 medium onion (chopped )
1⁄4 cup water
1 green bell pepper (chopped )
1 red bell pepper (chopped )
30 ounces canned black beans (rinsed )
2 cups chopped tomatoes ((fresh or canned)
2 teaspoons Jamaican jerk spice (more to taste)
1 teaspoon grated ginger root ((fresh)
salt (to taste)


In a skillet over medium heat, cook the onion in the water, stirring, until softened, about 5 minutes.

Add the green and red bell peppers and cook, stirring, about 5 minutes, until tender.

Add the beans, tomatoes, jerk spice, ginger, and salt. Bring to a simmer, reduce the heat to low, and simmer for 15 minutes. Serve hot.