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No-Fried Mexican Beans

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Category: Diabetic

 Ingredients List

  • 1/4 c Dried pinto beans; soaked
  • -for 8 hours, rinsed, and
  • -drained
  • 1 ts Canola oil
  • 2 tb Chopped onion
  • 1 Clove garlic; chopped
  • 1/2 ts Ground cumin
  • Fresh ground pepper; to
  • -taste
  • 2 ds Cayenne pepper


Mash the beans using a potato masher and a sturdy bowl (or use a food
processor). The beans should be broken up and mealy, but not completely

Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Saut”š the onions and
garlic for 3 to 4 minutes until the onions are soft. Add the mashed beans,
cumin, and black and red peppers. Stir well.

Cook for 10 to 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, until some of the beans
begin to brown and stick slightly. This browning action will help give the
taste of authentic refried beans.

Cook until the desired consistency is achieved and serve.

Exchanges: Starch Exchange 2 Very Lean Meat Exchange 1
Monounsaturated Fat Exchange 1/2 Calories 219 Calories from Fat 48
Total Fat 5g Saturated Fat 0g Cholesterol 0mg Sodium 6mg
Carbohydrate 34g Dietary Fiber 12g Sugars 4g Protein 11g

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