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Cuban-Style Black Beans

Cuban-Style Black Beans
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  • 2 tablespoons
    olive oil
  • 3/4 cup
    green bell pepper, diced
  • 3/4 cup
    sweet or mild onion, chopped; if available
  • 1 tablespoon
    garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons
    dried oregano flakes
  • 2 cans
    black beans, 15 ounces each; rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup
    beef broth, chicken or vegetable broth can be substituted
  • 1 tablespoon
    cider vinegar
    salt and pepper, to taste, optional
  1. Heat olive oil in medium nonstick saucepan over medium heat. Add bell pepper, onion, garlic, and oregano and saute mixture for about 5 minutes.
  2. Add 2/3 cup of the beans to the pan. Using a potato masher, mash the beans briefly. Stir in the remaining beans, broth, oregano, and vinegar. Cover saucepan and simmer until the mixture thickens and the flavors blend, stirring occasionally, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste if desired.
Nutritional Information

Makes: 6 side
  • Calories148
  • Protein7 g
  • Carbohydrates19 g
    • Dietary fiber7 g
  • Fat5.5 g
    • Saturated fat0.6 g
  • Cholesterol0 mg
  • Sodium400 mg
  • Calories from Fat32%
* Nutritional Guidelines based on the USDA's MyPlate Standards.
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