Caribbean Pink Beans
By 30 Minutes or Less
The plantains give this dish its Caribbean taste!

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  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
Category: Side Dishes
Serves: 8
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 3/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, White

Ingredients

1 lb Pink beans, canned, low sodium

10 cups Water

2 medium Plantains, finely chopped

1 large Tomato, finely chopped

1 small Red pepper, finely chopped

1 medium White onion, finely chopped

3 cloves Garlic, finely chopped

1 1/2 tsp Salt

Directions

  1. Boil 10 cups of water in a large pot.
  2. Rinse beans with water and place in pot. Cook until soft.
  3. Add plantains, tomato, pepper, garlic, and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until the plantains are soft.
  4. Drain excess water and serve with or without rice.

Nutritional Information

  • Calories:    270
  • Carbohydrates:    55g
  • Total Fat:    1g
  • Cholesterol:    0mg
  • Saturated Fat:   0g
  • Dietary Fiber:    9g
  • % of Calories from Fat:    3%
  • Sodium:    440 mg
  • Protein:    13g
  • Recipe Credit
  • Courtesy of the Department of Health and Human Services

 

 

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