Thursday, April 28, 2016

[Healthy_Recipes_For_Diabetic_Friends] Refried Beans - 35g Carbs, 10g Fiber


Refried Beans - 35g Carbs, 10g Fiber


You can adjust the heat of these beans by upping the spice level of your preferred purchased salsa.
Total time: 30 min
Servings: 4

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2 strips thick-sliced bacon, diced
1 cup purchased salsa

2 cans pinto beans, drained, rinsed and divided (16 oz each)
Salt, to taste

Crumbled queso fresco
Cilantro sprigs (optional)

Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.

Cook bacon in a saucepan over medium heat until crisp; transfer to a paper-towel-lined plate. Drain all but 1 Tbsp. drippings from pan and increase heat to high.

Stir in salsa and boil until liquid is nearly evaporated, about 5 minutes, stirring frequently.

Puree half the beans, bacon, and salsa in a food processor until smooth. Transfer mixture to a bowl and fold in remaining whole beans.

Spread bean mixture in a 2-qt. baking dish, cover with foil, and bake 15 minutes. Garnish with queso fresco and cilantro.

Servings: 4
Nutrition per Serving: 230 Calories, 3g Total Fat, 1g Sat Fat, 5mg Cholesterol, 888mg Sodium, 35g Carbs, 10g Fiber, 12g Protein


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