“From Health Latin Cooking. The secret to low-fat is to use Canadian Bacon because it's lean and to drain the beans and use chicken stock for flavor without all the sodium. Enjoy.”
READY IN:
30mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Heat the oil or lard in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add the bellpeppers, onions, scallions, bacon, garlic, cilantro, cumin, oregano, and bay leaf. Cook for 5 minures or until the vegetables are soft but not brown.
  2. Stir in the beans and wine. Bring to a boil over high heat. Stir in the sugar and 1 1/2 cups of the stock or broth. Reduce the heat to medium and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove bay leaf.
  3. Puree one-quarter of the bean mixture in a blender. Stir the puree into the simmering beans.
  4. Simmer for 2 minutes more, or until thick but still soupy. If the bean mixture is too thick add, more stock or broth. Season w/ salt and pepper.

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