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Mesa Verde Black Beans With Rice

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  Cooking spray 1
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Chopped green pepper 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Minced garlic 4 Clove (20 gm)
  Canned black beans 30 Ounce, drained (2 cans, 15 ounces each)
  Water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Crushed red pepper flakes 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Tomato paste 6 Ounce (1 can)
  Vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Cooked long grain rice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Chopped tomatoes 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sliced green onions 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Plain non fat yogurt 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)

1) Use cooking spray to coat a large Dutch oven.
2) Place the greased Dutch oven over moderate heat and add the green pepper, garlic and onion. Sauté till the vegetables are soft. Keep stirring frequently.
3) Add the water, crushed red pepper flakes, black beans and salt. Mix well.
4) Bring the mixture to a boil, cover and reduce the heat.
5) Gently simmer, occasionally stirring, for about 15 minutes.
6) Uncover and add the vinegar and tomato paste.
7) Cook for another 15 minutes, till the mixture has thickened.

8) Over ¾ cup of rice, pour the preparation and evenly top with sliced green onion, nonfat yogurt and chopped tomatoes and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Ready In: 
45 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 531 Calories from Fat 18

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g3.1%

Saturated Fat 0.39 g2%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0.62 mg0.21%

Sodium 1846 mg76.9%

Total Carbohydrates 102 g33.9%

Dietary Fiber 26.2 g104.8%

Sugars 22.3 g

Protein 30 g60.5%

Vitamin A 58.2% Vitamin C 168.1%

Calcium 63.8% Iron 45%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Mesa Verde Black Beans With Rice Recipe