Adapted from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US Department of Health and Human Services
This vegetarian main dish is cholesterol-free, virtually fat-free, and chock full of vegetables.
less than 1 g
less than 1 g
Servings and Times
Ingredients and Preparation
Dry red beans
Chopped green pepper
Dried thyme, crushed
Pick through beans to remove bad beans; rinse thoroughly.
In a large pot combine beans, water, onion, celery, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat for about 1½ hours or until beans are tender. Stir. Mash beans against side of pan.
Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook, uncovered, over low heat till creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves.
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