Resources | Health News | Therapies | Fitness


New Orleans Red Beans


This vegetarian main dish is cholesterol-free, virtually fat-free, and chock full of vegetables.

Ingredients
1 lb
2 qt
1-1/2 C
1 C
4
1 C
3 Tbsp
3 Tbsp
2 tsp
1 tsp
1 tsp
dry red beans
water
chopped onion
chopped celery
bay leaves
chopped green pepper
chopped garlic
chopped parsley
dried thyme, crushed
salt
black pepper
 


Directions

  1. Pick through beans to remove bad beans; rinse thoroughly.
  2. In a large pot combine beans, water, onion, celery, and bay leaves. Bring to a boil; reduce heat. Cover and cook over low heat for about 1-1/2 hours or until beans are tender. Stir. Mash beans against side of pan.
  3. Add green pepper, garlic, parsley, thyme, salt, and black pepper. Cook, uncovered, over low heat till creamy, about 30 minutes. Remove bay leaves.


  4. 4. Serve with hot cooked brown rice, if desired.
Yield: 8 servings--Serving Size: 1-1/4 cup

Each serving provides:

Calories: 171
Total fat: less than 1 g
Saturated fat: less than 1 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Sodium: 285 mg


Source:
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute


Please feel free to modify these recipes for any dietary needs or special diets.

Recipes || Desserts || Entrees || Salads || Soups || Vegetarian




This information is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice. You should not use this material to diagnose or treat a health condition or disease without consulting with your healthcare provider.
Privacy Policy  © 1998-2014 Personal Health Zone
Click above for Service Agreement and Contact Information. Accessing this service binds you to terms stated. Advertisements appear throughout this website as a means of funding the site. This site is updated monthly and operates independently of any health associations or organizations. The owner of this site has no medical training and the information presented comes from government resources and health professionals in their respected fields.

Home Page: Personal Health Zone
HONcode accreditation seal. We comply with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information:
verify here.