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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 96.6
  • Total Fat: 0.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,084.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 19.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 6.4 g
  • Protein: 5.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 (16 oz.) pkg. dry pink beans
    1 lg. onion, diced
    1 lg. green pepper, diced
    1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
    1 1/2 tsp. salt
    1/2 tsp. oregano leaves
    1/4 tsp. garlic powder
    1/4 tsp. pepper


About 3 hours before serving:
1. Rinse beans with running cold water and discard any stones or shriveled beans. In 5 quart Dutch oven over high heat, heat beans and 6 cups water to boiling; cook 3 minutes. Remove Dutch oven from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans.

2. Return beans to Dutch oven. Add 3 cups water; over high heat; heat to boiling. Reduce heat to low; cover Dutch oven and simmer 40 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Meanwhile, in 10" skillet over medium heat, cook onion and green pepper; cook until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir onion mixture, tomato sauce, salt, oregano, garlic powder, and pepper into beans; cook 40 to 50 minutes, until beans are tender and mix thickens. Serve mixture spooned over rice. Makes 6 main dish servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DAISYLU2.

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