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Make this delicious Sweet Potato and Black Bean dish for a dinner with Caribbean flair. The flavor of the hot Italian turkey sausage really goes well with the spices in the dish to give this recipe a well-rounded island flavor.

Recipe by Cooking Light November 1999


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5 servings (serving size: 1 cup sweet potato mixture and 1/2 cup rice)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Remove seasoning packet from rice mix; discard. Cook rice according to package directions, omitting fat. Keep warm.

  • Crumble the sausage into a large nonstick skillet, and stir over medium-high heat until browned (about 8 minutes). Drain sausage, and set aside.

  • Melt the butter in pan over medium-high heat. Add thinly sliced onion and garlic, and sauté for 3 minutes. Stir in the Maple-Glazed Sweet Potatoes and the next 4 ingredients (potatoes through cinnamon), and reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10 minutes. Stir in sausage, green onions, and beans; cover and cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Serve over rice.

Nutrition Facts

406 calories; calories from fat 22%; fat 9.8g; saturated fat 3.9g; mono fat 4.2g; poly fat 1.4g; protein 20.2g; carbohydrates 60.1g; fiber 5.4g; cholesterol 62mg; iron 3.3mg; sodium 637mg; calcium 52mg.