This tasty bean dish is made without fat or lard.
1 lb. pink beans
10 C. 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 t. salt
- Rinse and pick through beans. Put beans in large pot and add 10 C. water. Place pot in refrigerator and allow beans to soak overnight.
- Cook beans until soft. Add more water as needed while beans are cooking.
- Add plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, salt. Continue cooking at low heat until plantains are soft.
Optional: serve with rice.
YIELD: 16 servings
SERVING SIZE: 1/2 cup
NUTRIONAL ANALYSIS PER SERVING: Calories, 133; Total fat, less than 1 gram; Saturated fat, less than 1 gram; Cholesterol, 0 milligrams; Sodium, 205 milligrams; Calicum, 39 milligrams; Iron, 2 milligram.