Habichuelas Rosadas a la Caribeña (Caribbean Pink Beans)
Check out this Dominican inspired, Simple Cooking with Heart dish featuring pink beans called Habichuelas Rosadas a la Caribeña, which means Caribbean Pink Beans. Beans are one of the most economical and nutritious protein foods around. And dried beans cost just pennies per pound -- a terrific and versatile food to always have in your heart healthy pantry.
- 1 lb. pink beans (you can substitute pinto or light red kidney beans, but you will need to increase cooking time of the beans by 15-30 minutes)
- 8 cup water
- 2 Tbsp. chopped cilantro OR
- 2 tsp. dried cilantro
- 2 Tbsp. chopped parsley OR
- 2 tsp. dried parsley
- 28 oz. canned, crushed, no-salt-added tomatoes
- 1 red pepper (finely chopped)
- 1 small white onion (finely chopped)
- 3 tsp. jarred, minced garlic
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- 1 Rinse and sort beans, removing any rocks. Soak the beans per package instructions overnight.
- 2 Drain beans and return to large pot with 8 cups of water. Bring to a boil and reduce to medium heat, let cook for 90 minutes, stirring occasionally until beans are soft.
- 3 Add cilantro, parsley, tomato, pepper, onion, and garlic and cook 20 minutes more.
- 4 Serve with brown rice for meal or as a side to another dish.
Recipe copyright © 2016 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association's Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit heart.org/simplecooking.
|Total Fat||11.0 g|
|Saturated Fat||1.5 g|
|Trans Fat||0.0 g|
|Polyunsaturated Fat||3.0 g|
|Monounsaturated Fat||5.5 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||7 g|
|Dietary Fiber||4 g|
|Added Sugars||0 g|
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