Beans in Tomato Sauce

Provided you have cooked white beans on hand, this is a quick and easy way to make a satisfying nutritious meal in under 5 minutes.

This dish is very low in saturated fat, cholesterol and sodium. It is also a good source of Dietary Fiber, Protein, Vitamin C, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Potassium and Copper, and a very good source of Manganese.

Beans in Tomato Sauce Recipe by DAREBEE
INGREDIENTS1 cup (8oz / 240g) cooked white beans
½ cup (4oz / 120ml) tomato puree
1 cup (8oz / 240ml) water
½ tablespoon blackstrap molasses
Makes 2 portions260 Calories per portion
Protein 14g
Carbohydrates 51g
Fat 1g
Fiber 10g
Level UpAdd ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper and ½ teaspoon cinnamon.

Instructions

1Combine cooked white beans, tomato puree, water, molasses and any spices you decide to add in a medium-sized saucepan. Bring to a boil, stir and serve.

Tips

  • Using canned beans: 15 ounces (425 grams) weight includes the liquid in the can. One can of beans drained yields 8oz (240g) of beans.
Beans in Tomato Sauce Recipe by DAREBEE
Beans in Tomato Sauce Recipe by DAREBEE