Vegan Black Beans, Yams and Corn

Menu Part: 
Side Dish
Cuisine Type: 
3 cups

This side dish has the perfect mixture of beans, vegetables and yams and can be made in less than 30 minutes.


1 pinch Vegelene Pan Spray
8 oz. yellow onions
1 lb. + 8 oz. fresh yams
⅔ cup, 2 ½ tsp. water
1 tbsp. + ½ tsp. ground cumin
½ oz. jalapeño pepper slices
2 tsp. garlic powder
¼ tsp. salt
½ tsp. ground black pepper
1 lb. + 8 ¾ oz. vegetarian black beans
13 oz. frozen corn
1 pinch cilantro


  1. Lightly spray tilt skillet or steam kettle jacket with pan release.
  2. Add chopped onions, stir, cover and cook for 5 minutes, or until tender, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add cubed yams, water, cumin, chopped jalapeños, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Stir, cover and cook 7 to 10 minutes, or until yams are almost tender.
  4. Add drained beans and corn. Cook 15 minutes, or until thoroughly heated, stirring occasionally.
  5. Add cilantro and stir. Transfer to serving pans.

Recipe by University of North Texas, Denton, Texas

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