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Frijoles, or refried beans made using dried black beans with fat free chicken broth, onions, garlic, chili powder, salt and hot sauce.

Black Beans in Frijoles


1 pound dried black beans
6 to 7 cups water
1 can fat free chicken broth
1/2 medium onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon chicken bouillon
1 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)

Recipe Directions

In a medium sauce pan, add beans and pour in enough water to cover Turn to high and bring to a boil Turn to low, cover and simmer for about 1 hour Add more water to cover and continue to repeat these 2 steps until until the beans are very soft Drain beans and add them to a food prosesser or blender Add about 1/4 cup chicken broth and blend until smooth In a large saute' pan, add 1 tablespoon olive oil over medium high heat and saute the onions until brown.

Add garlic and stir Remove from the heat and add the beans, chili powder, salt, chicken boulion, and hot sauce Stir together and add more chicken broth to get it to the texture you like. Serving Suggestions: corn chips, burritos, tacos, fish, or chicken.

Did You Know?

The scientific journal Toxicon reported that drinking a quart and a half of Louisiana-style hot sauce will cause death by respiratory failure if your body weight is 140 pounds or less...

Nutrition Information

Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories: 185; Total Fat: 1.9g; Saturated Fat: 0.5g; Carbohydrates: 49.8g; Protein: 19g; Cholesterol: 0mg;
Sodium: 594mg; Fiber: 12.2g

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