Brazilian Black Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 198.9
  • Total Fat: 1.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 452.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 40.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 7.3 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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These South American beans will have you hopping for seconds. These South American beans will have you hopping for seconds.
Number of Servings: 4


    8 ounce can black beans
    ½ cup chopped onion
    2 cloves garlic, minced
    1 bay leaf
    ¼ cup snipped parsley
    ½ tsp. salt
    ½ tsp. crushed red pepper
    3 cups water
    1 16-ounce can diced tomatoes
    ½ tsp. finely shredded orange peel
    2 cups hot cooked brown rice


Rinse beans and put in the saucepan. Stir in onion, garlic, bay leaf, parsley, salt and red pepper. Stir in 3 cups fresh water. Bring to boiling, reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1-½ hours or till beans are tender, adding more water. Remove bay leaf from beans, discard. Add tomatoes to bean mixture. Uncover and simmer, stirring occasionally. Stir in orange peel. To serve, spoon beans over hot rice.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JENNA3.

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