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Red Beans With Herbs
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Traditional red beans with thyme and parsley.

Rating:
Prep Time: 8 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 4 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 157.4
Total Carbs 24.8 g
Dietary Fiber 6.5 g
Sugars 4.3 g
Total Fat 2.1 g
Saturated Fat 0.3 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.8 g
Potassium 105.2 mg
Protein 9.3 g
Sodium 196.9 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1/2 Fat , 1 1/2 Vegetables , 1 1/2 Starch , 1/2 Lean Meat
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Servings
Ingredients

1 each  cooking spray
1 tsp  vegetable oil
1 cup  fresh chopped onion
0 1/2 cup  fresh chopped celery
0 1/2 cup  chopped green bell peppers
3 each  medium garlic cloves
19 oz  canned kidney beans
1 cup  low fat unsalted chicken broth
0 1/2 tsp  ground thyme
1 each  bay leaves
2 tbsp  chopped parsley
Directions
  1. Coat a medium nonstick skillet with cooking spray, and add oil; place over medium-high heat until hot.
  2. Add onion, celery, and pepper, and cook 8 minutes or until vegetables are tender, stirring often. Add garlic; cook 2 additional minutes.
  3. Stir in beans, chicken broth, thyme, and bay leaf; reduce heat to low, and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes. Stir mixture occasionally.
  4. Remove and discard bay leaf. Transfer one-fourth of bean mixture to a small bowl, using a slotted spoon; mash beans with a fork.
  5. Return mashed beans to broth mixture, stirring well. Stir in parsley.

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