Makes about 1 ½ cups
- 3 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 1 can (14.5 ounces) black beans
- Salt to taste
- Heat oil in a 10 or 12-inch nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion and cook until tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 30 seconds longer
- Add beans (including liquid). Use a potato masher to coarsely mash beans. Simmer gently, stirring often, until beans thicken, about 5 minutes. Taste and season with salt.