Protein source. Adding beans to grains can turn an incomplete protein into a complete one. …
Nutrient dense food. Beans contain several vital nutrients, including folate. …
Better heart health. …
Reduced risk of cancer. …
Diabetes and glucose metabolism. …
Preventing fatty liver. …
1/4 cup sliced celery
? 1/4 cup coarsely chopped onion
? 1/4 cup coarsely chopped green pepper
? 1 teaspoon margarine
? 1/2 of 16-oz. can tomatoes
? 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
? 1/16 teaspoon salt
? Dash pepper
? 1 1/4 cups dried navy beans, cooked, unsalted, drained
Procedures: 1. Cook celery, onion, and green pepper in margarine until tender – about 5 minutes.
2. Break up large pieces of tomatoes. Add tomatoes and seasonings to cooked vegetables. Bring to a boil.
3. Add beans and return to a boil. Reduce heat, cover, and boil gently until flavors are blended and liquid is reduced – about 30 minutes. Stir occasionally to prevent sticking.
Keywords: Creole Beans