Spanish Recipes

Spanish Recipes

Spanish recipes to try with your kids! Try these black bean nachos to get an idea of what kind of snacks are served to kids at Compassion student centers in Guatemala!

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Black Bean Nachos

From Guatemala


  • 1 tbsp. vegetable oil
  • ½ c. chopped onion
  • ½ c. bell pepper (any color), chopped
  • 3 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 bag corn tortilla chips
  • ¼ c. shredded cheddar cheese
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Heat oil in a skillet on medium, and sauté onion, bell pepper and garlic for 5 minutes or until tender.
  2. Add beans and cook 5 more minutes or until hot.
  3. Arrange tortilla chips on a serving platter.
  4. Sprinkle cheese on top of tortilla chips until they are evenly covered.
  5. Top with bean mixture.
  6. Microwave for about 1 minute until cheese is melted.