A simple bean stew which tastes much better than it looks.
Beer-glazed Black Beans
Adapted from How to Cook Everything Vegetarian by Mark Bittman
2 Tbsp olive oil 1 onion, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 1 cup beer 3 cups black beans, soaked in cold water overnight 1 dried chile, ground 1 Tbsp honey
Heat the oil in a skillet, add the onion and fry on medium heat until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and fry until fragrant. Add the beans, bear, chile, honey and salt and pepper to taste. Simmer for about 20 minutes until the sauce starts to thicken and the beans are tender.