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Black Beans with Fresh Plums and Bell Peppers

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish, Fruit

 Ingredients List

  • 4 md Plums, purple
  • 1 1/2 tb Butter, unsalted OR
  • 1 1/2 tb Corn oil
  • 1 lg Onion; chopped
  • 1 lg Bell pepper, red; seeded
  • --and chopped
  • 1 lg Bell pepper, yellow; seeded
  • --and chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves; crushed and
  • --minced
  • 2 Cloves, whole
  • 2 ts Cumin, ground
  • 1/2 c Cilantro, fresh; minced
  • 2 ts Lemon juice, fresh
  • 1 ts Honey, light (or substitute)
  • 2 c Beans, black; cooked,drained


Fill a deep saucepan with water and bring to a boil.
Add plums and boil for 30 seconds to loosen skin.
Remove with a slotted spoon and set aside to cool.

Melt butter or heat oil in a large skillet. Add onion, red and yellow gell
peppers, garlic, cloves, cumin and cilantro. Saute gently, stirring often,
until onion softens, about 5 to 10 minutes.

Meanwhile, peel plums, remove pits and chop pulp. Add pulp, lemon juice
and honey to onion mixture. Add beans, cover and continue cooking over low
heat until peppers are soft, about 30 minutes, stirring often to prevent
stickikng. Makes 3 to 4 servings.

Per serving: 299 cal; 10 g prot; 7 g fat; 48 g carb; 12 mg sod; 9 g fiber.

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