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Red Bean

  Onion 1 Small, finely chopped
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
  Oil 1 Tablespoon
  Cooked kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), reserve liquid
  Canned tomato paste/2 cup tomato puree 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped fresh basil/1/2 teaspoon dry basil 1 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Sherry 1 Tablespoon

Saute onion and garlic in oil until soft.
Add kidney beans, tomato paste and basil.
Simmer for 3 minutes.
Puree in a blender or rub through a sieve.
(Mix sherry in at this point if desired).
If necessary adjust consistency by adding a little of the liquid from the beans.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 565 Calories from Fat 150

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 17 g26.3%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1334.4 mg55.6%

Total Carbohydrates 92 g30.6%

Dietary Fiber 23.8 g95.1%

Sugars 37.9 g

Protein 22 g43.8%

Vitamin A 85.2% Vitamin C 114.9%

Calcium 14.1% Iron 46.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Red Bean Recipe