Caribbean Black Bean Curry

Black bean Curry

Bring black beans to life with a delicious combination of herbs, spices and tomatoes, creating this authentic Caribbean black bean curry. Perfectly paired with rice, it’s quick and easy, but very effective. Curated by The Hungry Guy, this recipe is the perfect choice for a mid-week dinner or as part of a Caribbean feast.

Plant-based and accessible

This black bean curry is dairy-free, gluten-free and meat-free, making it accessible to many consumers. To make it vegan-friendly, you can swap out the honey with maple syrup to add that required sweetness.

IQF vegetables for smoother production

We have used IQF vegetables in this recipe to reduce the amount of preparation needed. Our IQF vegetables are prepared and frozen ahead of time. Ambient options are also available if frozen storage space is an issue.

Ingredients for Caribbean Black Bean Curry

Let’s give it a go!

  1. Heat oil in a pan, add the onion, scotch bonnet and coriander seeds, and cook for 5 minutes until soft.
  2. Add the garlic puree and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the chopped tomatoes and black beans and bring to a simmer.
  4. Add the dried thyme, bay leaf, cinnamon, ground ginger, allspice & soy sauce.
  5. Bring back to a simmer and stir through the fire-roasted peppers.
  6. Simmer for 15-20 minutes, stirring regularly until the sauce has slightly reduced and thickened.  If it is too thick, add a drop of water.
  7. Add a pinch of salt and pepper, stir through the honey and lime juice and adjust the seasoning to taste.

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