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Frijoles Colorados (Red Beans with Squash)

Photo: Karry Hosford
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3 cups (1/2-inch) cubed peeled calabaza or butternut squash (about 1 pound)
  • 1/4 cup commercial sofrito (such as Goya)
  • 1 (15-ounce) can small red beans, undrained
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced onion

Nutrition Information

  • calories 110
  • caloriesfromfat 16 %
  • fat 1.9 g
  • satfat 0.5 g
  • monofat 0.8 g
  • polyfat 0.2 g
  • protein 4.7 g
  • carbohydrate 20.3 g
  • fiber 6.1 g
  • cholesterol 2 mg
  • iron 1.4 mg
  • sodium 262 mg
  • calcium 61 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook squash in boiling water 6 minutes or until tender; drain.

  2. Combine sofrito and beans in a small saucepan. Cook over medium heat 10 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Gently stir in squash. Top with onion.