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Many island dwellers refer to kidney beans as "peas," so don't let the title fool you. This classic Jamaican dish is low in fat yet high in fiber, protein, and calcium.

Recipe by Health June 2003

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Rita Maas

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Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine the first 7 ingredients (through garlic) in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat, and bring to a boil. Stir in rice; reduce the heat to low. Cover and cook 20 minutes, or until all the liquid is absorbed. Remove pan from heat; remove the thyme sprigs and garlic, and discard. Gently stir in the beans. Cover and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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Nutrition Facts

363 calories; fat 5g; saturated fat 5g; mono fat 0g; poly fat 0g; protein 13g; carbohydrates 66g; fiber 11g; iron 3mg; sodium 323mg; calcium 46mg.
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