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Black Bean Stew

This black bean stew is so good for a cold fall or winter day. It is delicious and easy to make and filled with nutritious superfood ingredients. Black beans are a favourite bean of mine.
Let’s not forget that this stew is full of protein which is from the beans. Do cook the beans so they are not gassy.  Learn How to Cook Beans: see my recipeIt is easy to cook beans but it requires planning ahead of time.
Course Soup
Cuisine gluten-free, vegan, vegetarian
Keyword black bean, black bean stew, brown rice, carrots, celery, corn, garlic, Gluten-free, red pepper, stew, Vegan, vegetarian
Author Diana Herrington


  • 1 onion chopped
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • 3 carrots sliced
  • 1 stalk celery
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
  • 1 cup cooked short-grain brown rice see recipe below
  • 2-5 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 1 piece wakame seaweed
  • 2-6 Tbsp Tamari
  • 1 Tbsp virgin Coconut Oil


  • Cook black beans for 2 - 3 hours the time is dependent on the age of the beans. (cook according to this recipe)
  • Chop the onion.
  • Saute the onions in a little oil.
  • Rinse the wakame and break it into pieces.
  • When beans are soft, add Wakame and cook for another few minutes.
  • Slice the red pepper, celery, and carrots. Mince the garlic.
  • Then add onions, celery, red pepper, carrots, corn, and garlic.
  • Simmer for 1/2 hour or till vegetables are tender.
  • Mix in brown rice and add Tamari to taste.
  • Now enjoy your delicious black bean stew with brown rice.


My Black Bean Stew Recipe is full of healthy ingredients: onion, red pepper, carrots, cooked short grain brown rice, garlic, black beans, Seaweed, coconut oil, and Tamari.

Cook black beans for 2 - 3 hours the time is dependent on the age of the beans. (cook according to this recipe)

Cooking brown rice is simple but it is important to do a few simple things. Find out how to cook your rice.