This Creole Beans recipe makes two servings of 1 cup each, with only 60 calories per serving.
What You Need
1/4 cup sliced celery
1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion
1/4 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
1 teaspoon margarine
1/2 of 16-oz. can tomatoes
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
1/16 teaspoon salt
1 1/4 cups dried navy beans, cooked, unsalted, drained
What To Do
1. Cook celery, onion, and green pepper in margarine until tender - about 5 minutes.
2. Break up large pieces of tomatoes. Add tomatoes and seasonings to cooked vegetables. Bring to a boil.
3. Add beans and return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and boil gently until flavors are blended and liquid is reduced - about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
Source: Human Nutrition Information Council, USDA
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