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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 136.6
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 126.3 mg
  • Total Carbs: 25.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.0 g
  • Protein: 7.3 g

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Easy to cook medium hot dish; low in cals, good source protein + fibre Easy to cook medium hot dish; low in cals, good source protein + fibre
Number of Servings: 10


    1 cup dried black beans
    1 can beans in tom sauce 398ml
    1 can plum tomatoes or crushed tomatoes 375 ml
    1 tbsp cilantro
    2 cloves garlic
    1 bay leaf
    1 med onion, chopped
    1/2 Jalapeno pepper/ or chili spice to taste


soak 1 cup dried black beans 2-3hrs in 3 cups cold water

Drain and cook in 2 cups fresh water x 15 min.
Add canned tomatoes and spices
Simmer for 60 min ensuring beans remain covered with liquid

Add canned beans to decrease spiceness/heat and add sweetness

Boil mixture up once while stirring, smashing down any tomatoe pieces that remain large with potatoe masher. (some of the beans will be mashed as well but this thickens the liquid slightly and gives the dish its consistency.

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GUNI50.

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    could one use canned beans rather than the dried and any idea as to how much to use of the canned vs. dry black beans?
    - 5/4/17