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Jamaican Beans and Rice Recipe
What You Need
• 1/2 cup chopped onion
• 1/2 cup chopped red or green pepper
• 1 teaspoon minced garlic
• 1/2 small jalapeño chili, veins and seeds discarded, minced
• 1 1/4 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
• 1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
• 1 can (14 1/2 ounces) fat-free reduced-sodium chicken broth
• 2 cans (15 ounces each) Red or Black beans or 3 cups cooked dry-packaged Red or Black beans, rinsed, drained
• 2 cups cubed peeled sweet potatoes (1/2-inch cubes)
• 3 tablespoons lime juice

What To Do
1. Sauté onion, pepper, garlic, jalapeño, thyme, and allspice in oil in medium saucepan 3 to 4 minutes.

2.Add chicken broth, beans and sweet potatoes to saucepan; heat to boiling. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, until sweet potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes. Stir in lime juice. Serve over rice.

Tip: Frozen onion and green pepper, and prepared garlic can be used. Recipe can be prepared 1 to 2 days in advance; refrigerate, covered.

Source: This recipe appears courtesy of the American Dry Bean Board.

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