Caribbean Pink Beans
Make beans without lard or other fat.
||pink beans |
||plantains, finely chopped |
||tomato, finely chopped |
||red pepper, finely chopped |
||white onion, finely chopped |
||garlic, finely chopped|
||teaspoons salt |
Option: Serve with rice.
- 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.
- Cook the beans until they are soft. Add more water as needed while the beans are cooking.
- Add the plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until the plantains are soft.
Yield: 16 servings--Serving size: 1/2 cup
Each serving provides:
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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|Source: NHLBI - LDL lowering cholesterol diet|