Easy Black Bean Casserole Recipe | Vegetarian Recipes | PBS Food

Easy Black Bean Casserole

This tasty and economical bean dish just may be the easiest casserole you’ll ever make! As a side dish, it stands in perfectly for traditional baked beans, but it can shine on its own too, as a one pot weeknight meal to serve anytime of the year. The best part is that there are only five ingredients in this delicious recipe, so you can whip it up in a flash!


Yield: 4 servings


  • 2 cans (15 ounces) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup prepared vegan marinara
  • 1 sweet onion, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 2 heaping tablespoons brown sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Place all the ingredients in a medium bowl and stir to combine.
  3. Pour into a medium casserole dish.
  4. Cover and bake for 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
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