Spicy Black Beans

June 8

Quick, easy and inexpensive to make, these black beans make a wholesome meal when served over rice. So high in protein, adding meat is purely optional.

2 Tbsp olive oil
2 Tbsp onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, chopped
1 Tbsp ground cumin
One 14 oz can black beans
2 Tbsp red pepper flakes

1. Add all ingredients to pot and stir together.
2. In separate pot, prepare rice.
3. Cook on medium low until hot and tasty.
4. Serve beans over rice.

Health Benefits
High in fiber and protein, low in fat, sodium and sugar. Season as described above to keep sodium levels down. The beans are great because they help to satisfy your hunger without adding many calories. Remember beans, beans, good for the heart…if you are interested in women’s fitness, you’ll add them to your grocery cart.

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  1. My dad was recently diagnosed with liver disease and advised that plant-based proteins were healthiest for him. This recipe came just in time!

  2. Deb on 06/08/2010 at 9:19 pm
  3. Seems very good. I wil try soon as posible…

  4. Lipo6 on 04/12/2011 at 7:10 am

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