Healthy Recipes

Caribbean Pink Beans
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Servings: 16
Ingredients and Preparation
Ingredients Measures
Pink beans 1 pound
Water 10 cups
Medium plantains, finely chopped 2
Large tomato, finely chopped 1
Small red pepper, finely chopped 1
Medium white onion, finely chopped 1  
Garlic, finely chopped 3 cloves
Salt 1½  teaspoons

  1. Rinse and pick through the beans. Put the beans in a large pot and add 10 cups of water. Place the pot in the refrigerator and allow the beans to soak overnight.
  2. Cook the beans until they are soft. Add more water as needed while the beans are cooking.
  3. Add the plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until the plantains are soft.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size ½ cup
Calories 133
Total Fat Less than 1 g
Saturated Fat Less than 1 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 205 mg
Calcium 39 mg
Iron 2 mg
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