1 teaspoon olive oil
1 large onion, chopped (about 1 cup)
2 16-ounce cans black beans, undrained
1 8-ounce can tomato sauce
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)
1/2 cup lean smoked ham, cubed (2 ounces)
1. In 1-quart microwave-safe dish with lid, pour in oil and chopped onion. Microwave on high for 1 minute.
2. Stir in the canned black beans with their liquid, the tomato sauce, the dried oregano, and the cayenne pepper, if using. Cover and microwave on high 8 to 10 minutes or until heated through. Remove from microwave and stir in the ham.
3. Garnish with chopped green onions, sour cream, and salsa, if desired.