iLocal News Archives

Recipe of the week

BBsGwcu.imgRecipe: Caribbean-Style Pink Beans With Plantains

By Cleveland Clinic Cleveland Clinic Digestive Health Team From MSN

Try this recipe to bring a little of the Caribbean color and taste to your next barbecue. It makes a great light lunch or side dish for a picnic or dinner.

1 lb pink beans

10 cups water

2 medium plantains, finely chopped

1 large tomato, finely chopped

1 small red pepper, finely chopped

1 medium white onion, finely chopped

3 cloves garlic, finely chopped

1 tsp salt

Rinse and pick through beans. Put beans in large pot and add 10 cups of water. Place pot in refrigerator and allow beans to soak overnight.
Cook beans until soft. Add more water, as needed, while beans are cooking.
Add plantains, tomato, pepper, onion, garlic and salt. Continue cooking at low heat until plantains are soft.
Nutrition information
Makes 4 servings.

Serving: ½ cup

Calories: 140

Total fat: 0g

Saturated fat: 0g

Trans fat: 0g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 150mg

Total Carbohydrate: 26g

Fiber: 5g

Sugars: 5g

Protein: 7g

Potassium: 495 mg

Recipe courtesy of Digestive Disease Health Team Dietitians

The post Recipe: Caribbean-Style Pink Beans With Plantains appeared first on Health Essentials from Cleveland Clinic.

This article was written by Digestive Health Team from Cleveland Clinic and was legally licensed through the NewsCred publisher network.

IMAGE: © Provided by NewsCred

For more on this story go to:


Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *