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Creole Beans

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Creole Beans
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  • Makes: 4 servings

Try this recipe with red beans or other varieties and serve this main dish with cooked brown rice and a green salad for a complete meal. To learn how to cook dried beans, check out our recipe Cooked Beans.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups beans (dry, cooked)
  • 1/2 cup celery (sliced)
  • 1/2 cup green pepper (chopped)
  • 1/2 cup onion (chopped)
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil
  • 1 can tomatoes (14.5 oz, with juice)
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

1. Cook celery, onion, and green pepper in vegetable oil in a large saucepan until soft, about 5 minutes.

2. Break up large pieces of tomatoes. Add tomatoes and seasonings to vegetable mixture.

3. Bring to a boil. Add beans and return to a boil.

4. Cover and cook over low heat until flavors are blended and liquid is cooked away, about 30 minutes. Stir once and a while to prevent sticking.

Notes

Learn more about:

Source:

USDA, FNS, Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations, Healthy Eating In Indian Country: Do You Weigh Too Much?

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 cup (289g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Calcium 76 mg
Iron 4 mg
Potassium 725 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 186
Total Fat 3 g
Saturated Fat 0 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0 g
Omega 3 - EPA 0 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 0 mg
Cholesterol 0 mg
Carbohydrates 31 g
Dietary Fiber 11 g
Total Sugars 5 g
Added Sugars included 0 g
Protein 11 g
Minerals
Calcium 76 mg
Potassium 725 mg
Sodium 132 mg
Copper 339 mcg
Iron 4 mg
Magnesium 64 mg
Phosphorus 183 mg
Selenium 2 mcg
Zinc 1 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 27 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0 mg
Vitamin B12 0 mcg
Vitamin C 31 mg
Vitamin D 0 mcg
Vitamin E 1 mg
Vitamin K 19 mcg
Folate 157 mcg DFE
Thiamin 1 mg
Riboflavin 0 mg
Niacin 2 mg
Choline 42 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

MyPlate Food Groups
Vegetables
1 1/2 cups
Protein Foods
2 1/2 ounces

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