Recipe: Creole Black Beans With Tomatoes

Versatile, easy and satisfying
Creole black beans and tomatoes

Looking for a meatless meal? Enjoy these delicious beans as a main entrée. This versatile recipe works with different types of beans, a mix of beans, or you can add shrimp. You can also spice it up with hot peppers and Cajun seasonings.

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Ingredients

¼ cup celery, sliced
¼ cup onion, coarsely chopped
¼ cup red and/or yellow pepper, coarsely chopped
1 teaspoon olive or canola oil
8 ounces canned diced tomatoes (about 1 cup)
1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
Dash pepper
1 can (15 oz) black beans, drained and rinsed

Directions

  1. Cook celery, onion, and peppers in oil until tender, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add tomatoes and seasonings to cooked vegetables. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add beans and return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer about 30 minutes. Stir frequently to prevent sticking.

Nutrition information

Makes 2 servings.

Each serving contains:

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Calories 230
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0g
Trans fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 290mg
Total Carbohydrate 38g
Fiber 12g
Sugars 5g
Protein 13g

Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

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