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Spicy Black Beans

Yield 2 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 (15-ounce) can black beans, undrained
  • 1 dried ancho chile (about 1 ounce), seeded
  • 1/2 teaspoon margarine or butter
  • Cooking spray
  • 2/3 cup chopped onion
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/3 cup thinly sliced green onions

Nutrition Information

  • calories 114
  • caloriesfromfat 9 %
  • fat 1.2 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 0.2 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 6.8 g
  • carbohydrate 20.4 g
  • fiber 3.8 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 1.8 mg
  • sodium 270 mg
  • calcium 34 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine the first 6 ingredients in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 15 minutes. Discard ancho.

  2. Melt margarine in a nonstick skillet coated with cooking spray over medium-high heat. Add chopped onion and garlic; sauté 5 minutes or until onion begins to brown. Add onion mixture to bean mixture. Stir in green onions.