• 1 pack sausages
  • Rice to serve

  • Mexican Black Beans and Tomato Base:
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1 Tbsp Wattie's Tomato Paste
  • 2 x 400g cans Wattie’s Mexican Style Tomatoes
  • 400g can Wattie's Black Beans in Springwater, drained
  • 1 Tbsp chopped fresh oregano or 1 tsp dried
  • 1 Tbsp chopped jalapeño peppers (optional)
  • Handful fresh coriander leaves to garnish
  1. Grill sausages until they are cooked and either pour Mexican Tomatoes and Black Bean sauce over sausages or cut cooked sausages into pieces and add to Mexican Tomatoes and Black Bean sauce.

Mexican Black Beans and Tomato Base:

  1. Heat a dash of oil in a saucepan. Add onion and garlic and cook over a low heat until onion is soft. Add cumin, coriander and tomato paste. Stir and continue cooking a further minute.
  2. Pour over Wattie’s Mexican Style Tomatoes. Add Wattie’s Black Beans and chopped oregano. Stir and bring to the boil. Reduce heat. Simmer for 15-20 minutes until sauce is reduced by a third. Stir in jalapeño peppers if desired. Serve with rice and garnish with chopped fresh coriander.

Handy Tips

Great also served over grilled chicken, steak or fish.

Made With

Tomato Paste

Concentrated tomato suited to adding to sauces, casseroles & pizzas.

Mexican Style Tomatoes

Ripened on the vine under the Hawke’s Bay sun, Wattie’s Mexican Style Tomatoes are diced and blended, then seasoned for an authentic Mexican flavour.

Black Beans

Wattie’s Black Beans are super versatile and are a great addition to or replacement for meat dishes.

Heated or eaten as is, they are delicious from morning to night in Mexican cuisine such as burritos and tacos or simply used in dips, salads, soups and casseroles. 

Rate and Review

15 Ratings

Reviews (15)

kim spooner's Rating
Grant's Rating
ken's Review | Rating

Love MEXICANO food the tast is to my likeing

Sarah's Review | Rating

I swapped the sausages for some cooked chorizo and it worked really well. Keen to try this again but with chicken

Shanti's Review | Rating

Was an enjoyable family meal. Will try with chicken next time

Aimee's Review | Rating

Looks like it would be a quick and easy mid week meal and something for everyone.

Donna's Review | Rating

Easy, tasty everyone loved it, will definitely make this again

Delwyn's Review | Rating

I like the sound of this as its a quick but nutritious meal for a weekly dinner

Sheryl lee's Review | Rating

Like the Mexican theme of sausages wouldn't have thought of this recipe but the kids loved it was a great change

Barbara's Review | Rating

Very easy to prepare and create. I left out the Jalapeno Peppers as I am not a big fan of heat, but I did add a touch of chilli powder for a little bite. Lovely recipe and one I will do again.

Joe's Review | Rating

Beautiful mixture of jalepenos,herbs and blacks go well with the sausages. I love this meal.

Mpho's Review | Rating

Love this recipe for sunday afternoon cookouts

Vicki's Review | Rating

Very tasty, omitted the jalapeño peppers, and added parsley instead of coriander.

Paul's Review | Rating

Is yummy and goes well with pasta as well.

Ellie l's Rating