Spiced beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 64.3
  • Total Fat: 0.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 40.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 11.8 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.0 g
  • Protein: 4.1 g

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canned beans are dressed up in this side dish canned beans are dressed up in this side dish
Number of Servings: 4


    Spiced beans
    serves 4 as a side dish
    1 can beans, drained and rinsed well (black or pinto are good choices)
    1 t fresh toasted and ground cumin (preground cumin seed works fine too)
    1 T minced onion
    1 clove garlic
    1/4 red bell pepper, diced
    1/2 jalapeņo, seeded and diced (more or less depending on your preference)
    1/2 c water or chicken stock
    squeeze of lime juice
    drizzle of oil


makes 4 side dish sized servings
Heat a small saucepan over medium high heat. Add oil and onions, allow to cook about 3 minutes. Add cumin, garlic, bell peppers and jalapanos, stir well to coat in oil and cook 2 minutes.

Add beans and water or stock, stir well. Reduce heat to low and allow beans to simmer for about 20 minutes.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KITCHENWITCHAY.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    I am going to make this soon! I have all of these recipes on hand all the time and always looking for new side dishes. I have been trying to cut back on my meat intake to save calories and this would even be great as a main for me. Thanks for sharing, sounds delicious. - 2/15/10

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