Refried beans can be high in fat; instead serve these pinto beans simmered with earthy cumin. Like the slaw, this topping can be served as a side dish, too.

Cheryl Slocum
Recipe by Cooking Light September 2014

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Squire Fox; Styling: Carla Gonzales-Hart

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
5 mins
total:
15 mins
Yield:
Serves 6 (serving size: about 1/4 cup beans and 2 tablespoons cream)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat a saucepan over medium-high heat. Add oil; swirl to coat. Add onion, bell pepper, cumin, and garlic; sauté 2 minutes. Add stock, salt, black pepper, and beans; simmer 7 minutes. Stir in juice and parsley.

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  • Combine remaining ingredients; serve with beans.

Nutrition Facts

128 calories; fat 5.4g; saturated fat 2.6g; mono fat 1.1g; poly fat 0.2g; protein 5g; carbohydrates 14g; fiber 4g; cholesterol 16mg; iron 1mg; sodium 100mg; calcium 99mg.