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Skillet Beans

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Flavorful and easy, this bean recipe is a satisfying meal that can be put together in minutes on the stovetop.

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Ingredients

  • 1 Pound dried beans, soaked
  • 1/2 green bell pepper, seeded
  • 2 Tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 Teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 Cup tomato sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 large potato, peeled and cubed
  • 1/2 Teaspoon salt

Directions

Place the beans in a pot with 8 cups of water and the green bell pepper and bring to a boil. Cover and boil over moderate-low heat until the beans are tender.

In a skillet or frying pan, heat the olive oil and add the onion, garlic, oregano, tomato sauce, and tomato paste. Sauté on moderate heat for 5 minutes.

Add onion and tomato mixture to the beans and add the potato and salt.

Cover and cook over high heat until water is boiling, about 5 minutes.

Lower the heat and simmer, covered, for 30 minutes or until beans are completely tender sauce has thickened.

Nutritional Facts
Servings6
Calories Per Serving356
Total Fat5g8%
Sugar4gN/A
Saturated0.8g4.2%
Protein20g39%
Carbs60g20%
Vitamin A8µg1%
Vitamin B60.5mg25%
Vitamin C23mg39%
Vitamin E1mg6%
Vitamin K11µg14%
Calcium202mg20%
Fiber14g55%
Folate (food)310µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)310µg78%
Iron9mg49%
Magnesium165mg41%
Monounsaturated3gN/A
Niacin (B3)1mg7%
Phosphorus279mg40%
Polyunsaturated0.8gN/A
Potassium1752mg50%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg9.2%
Sodium329mg14%
Thiamin (B1)0.4mg26.8%
Zinc3mg20%