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  • Caribbean Pink Beans

    Nutrition Facts

    Serving Size ½ cup
    Calories 133
    Total Fat Less than 1 g
    Saturated Fat Less than 1 g
    Cholesterol 0 mg
    Sodium 205 mg
    Calcium 39 mg
    Iron 2 mg

    Servings and Times

    Servings 16

    Ingredients and Preparation

    Ingredients Measures
    Pink beans 1 pound
    Water 10 cups
    Medium plantains, finely chopped 2
    Large tomato, finely chopped 1
    Small red pepper, finely chopped 1
    Medium white onion, finely chopped 1  
    Garlic, finely chopped 3 cloves
    Salt 1½  teaspoons
    Directions
    1. Rinse and pick through the beans. Put the beans in a large pot and add 10 cups of water. Place the pot in the refrigerator and allow the beans to soak overnight.
    2. Cook the beans until they are soft. Add more water as needed while the beans are cooking.
    3. Add the plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic, and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until the plantains are soft.
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