Spicy Black Beans



2 cups (serving size: 1/2 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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

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.