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"As a working mother and vegetarian, I'm always experimenting with quick, healthy meals. My husband is especially fond of this dish, which I based loosely on a fat-laden bacon and white bean dish in an old Italian cookbook. I serve it over soft polenta with Parmesan." CL Reader

Recipe by Cooking Light June 2002


Recipe Summary

4 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onion; sauté 3 minutes. Add red pepper, garlic, and bay leaf; sauté 3 minutes. Stir in water and beans. Cook 3 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Stir in vinegar, salt, and black pepper. Discard bay leaf.


Nutrition Facts

178 calories; calories from fat 28%; fat 5.6g; saturated fat 0.8g; mono fat 3.8g; poly fat 0.7g; protein 8.1g; carbohydrates 25g; fiber 5.9g; iron 2mg; sodium 593mg; calcium 61mg.