SOUTHWESTERN BLACK BEAN BRUSCHETTA

Prep
15 Minutes
Cook
5 Minutes
Serves
4

Ingredients

  • 1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 medium tomato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1/4 cup chopped green pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped onion
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/4 cup olive oil, divided
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 4 BAYS® English Muffins, split and lightly toasted
  • 1 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese

Instructions

  • In a medium bowl, combine first five ingredients. In a small bowl, whisk together 2 tablespoons olive oil with lime juice, salt, cumin and oregano. Toss with black bean mixture; set aside.

  • In a small saucepan, over medium heat, heat remaining olive oil. Saut√© garlic until golden, about 2 minutes. Brush muffin halves evenly with garlic/oil mixture. Divide bean/tomato mixture evenly over 8 muffin halves. Sprinkle evenly with cheese. Broil 6 inches from heat until cheese melts, about 3 minutes. Serve immediately.
SOUTHWESTERN BLACK BEAN BRUSCHETTA