Asian Black Bean Sauce

This Asian Black Bean Sauce is full of flavor from the gingerroot and crushed red pepper. It's also easy to make because everything goes into one pan.


1 2/3 cups (serving size: about 1/3 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 113
Caloriesfromfat 5 %
Fat 0.6 g
Satfat 0.1 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 7.6 g
Carbohydrate 20.4 g
Fiber 8.4 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 1.8 mg
Sodium 309 mg
Calcium 26 mg


1 (15-ounce) can black beans, undrained
1 tablespoon low-sodium soy sauce
1 teaspoon grated peeled gingerroot
1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
1/8 teaspoon crushed red pepper
1 garlic clove, minced


Combine all the ingredients in a medium saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes.

Steven Petusevsky,

Cooking Light

January 1996