1 15 oz can black beans
1 can diced tomatoes (can substitute fresh tomatoes)
1 can corn or 1 cup fresh or frozen corn
1 teaspoon parsley
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 clove garlic
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper, optional
2 small cans mushroom bits, optional
1 teaspoon basil, optional
To prepare as a salad, drain and rinse beans. In a bowl, combine beans, corn, tomatoes and garlic. Add parsley, pepper and chili powder. Combine and serve.
To prepare as a main dish, combine beans, corn, tomatoes in slow cooker or skillet. Add spices. Add mushrooms. Add rice and water (amount of water according to rice recipe).