Unfried Refried Beans Recipe

Fiber Bonus

We've upped the ante! Because the response to our "By The Numbers" story on fiber was so great, we've decided to give you more! But we're not stopping at 8 g, we're going all the way to 11! That's right; each one of these recipes has 11 g or more of fiber, providing you with a good portion of your daily needs.

Sausage Lentil Stew

This hearty stew is chock-full of protein-packed lentils, vegetables and tasty turkey kielbasa. It's big on flavor but easy on the budget. —Patti St. Antoine, Broomfield, Colorado.


Twice-Baked Acorn Squash

Once you taste this scrumptious side dish, you'll want to double your garden space for squash! Acorn is my favorite kind of winter squash. It's so versatile—I use it in all kinds of recipes. And the hollowed-out shells make such pretty serving bowls. —Holly Ogilvie, Lino Lakes, Minnesota

Unfried Refried Beans

Refried beans were a staple in our home when I was growing up, but the dish my dad made called for crisp bacon and bacon fat. Being health-conscious, I lightened up the recipe and found that it remained as tasty as I remember from my childhood. —Michelle Martinez, Albany, New York

White Bean Turkey Chili

Looking for a hearty but healthy chili for your crew? Well, look no further, this robust meal will keep your gang coming back more. Chock-full of ground turkey, white kidney beans and diced tomatoes, it's so full of flavor, your family won't even miss the ground beef! —Dorothy Muenzer, Perry, New York

Creamy Split Pea Soup

I love this soup because it simply simmers by itself on the stovetop. People are surprised to hear that it has only 1 gram of fat per serving because the texture is so creamy. —Tracy Fay, Redmond, Oregon


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