Caribbean Pink Beans

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

Save to Recipe Box

  • Prep Time: 25 minutes

Side Dishes

Serves: 8
Cups of Fruits & Vegetables per Serving: 3/4
Think Variety; Think Color: Red, Yellow/Orange, White


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


  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



  • Comments (0)
Make a Comment:

  • 0 new comments
Showing 0 comments
No comments yet.