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Tropical Red Beans

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“During one of our trips to the Caribbean, I had this delightful bean dish and fell in love with the flavor. I was not able to get the recipe from the Chef, so I experimented until I developed this very tasty combination that is very easy and quick to make.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Remove stem ends from tomatoes and discard.
  2. Add tomatoes (including liquid) to a medium size saucepan or cooking pot.
  3. Mash tomatoes with a potato masher.
  4. Add kidney beans (including liquid), coconut milk, chopped parsley, chopped green chili peppers, lemon juice and bring to boil on medium heat.
  5. Reduce heat to medium-high and cook for about 5 minutes or until beans are softened.
  6. Add instant potato flakes, stir well and continue to cook for another 3 minutes on medium-high heat.
  7. Adjust seasonings to taste.
  8. For a spicier dish, add some cayenne pepper to suit your taste.

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