Wednesday, June 29, 2011

WW Broke Bean Stew


1 Tbsp olive oil
1 large yellow or white onion, chopped
1 Tbsp chopped/minced garlic
1 tsp ground cumin
1 tsp chili powder
2 cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes (14.5oz)
3 cans (15.5 oz each) dark red kidney beans,
black bean, white beans; rinsed & drained
4 cups fat-free low sodium chicken broth
1/4 cup chopped cilantro
3 cups fresh baby spinach leaves


Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in 4-quart saucepan. Add onion and sauté about 5 minutes, until softened but not browned. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Do not brown garlic.

Add spices and tomatoes and simmer about 5 minutes. Add 3 cups (2 cans) of beans and 2 ½ cups of broth and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer.

Place remaining beans and broth in bowl of food processor or in blender. Add cilantro and puree until smooth. Add mixture to stew. Add spinach and heat just until wilted. Stir well and serve hot.

Makes 10 Servings (1 Cup Per Serving)

Nutrition Facts:
Calories 164; Total Fat 2.1g; Sodium 780mg; Total Carb 28.7g;
Dietary Fiber 9.3g; Protein 8.2g; WW Points Plus 4

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