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Black Beans with Onions
Total : 25 min Prep : 15 min


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, finely minced
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 2 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • ½ teaspoon Tabasco sauce


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Add the onion and garlic. Cook, stirring often, until the onion is soft, about two minutes.
  2. Stir in the paprika and salt. Add the beans and cook, stirring often, until heated through, about 5 minutes. Add the Tabasco, bring to a simmer, and cook for 1 minute.
Exchange: 2 starch, 1 very lean meat
Carbohydrate Units: 2
Nutrition Facts
Servings per Recipe:
4 1-cup servings
 Amount Per Serving
 Calories 195      Calories from Fat 28
% Daily Value 
0% Total Fat 0g
0% Cholesterol   0mg
27% Sodium   659mg
10% Total Carbohydrate   30g
36%   Dietary Fiber   9g
0%   Sugars   0g
20% Protein   10g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs: