Black Bean-Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe
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Black Bean-Sweet Potato Skillet Recipe

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My fiancé loves sweet potatoes. By adding black beans, I came up with a nutritionally complete main dish. Its bright orange and black color makes it fun for Halloween.—April Strevell, Red Bank, New Jersey
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES:5 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Cook: 40 min.
MAKES: 5 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon minced chipotle pepper in adobo sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1-1/4 cups uncooked couscous

Nutritional Facts

1 cup black bean mixture with 1/2 cup couscous equals 294 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 727 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 12 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add the beans, sweet potatoes, broth, chipotle, pepper and cinnamon.
  2. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 25 minutes. Uncover and simmer 5-10 minutes longer or until potatoes are very tender and mixture is thickened, stirring occasionally.
  3. Meanwhile, cook couscous according to package directions. Serve with black bean mixture. Yield: 5 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean-Sweet Potato Skillet in Country Woman October/November 2010, p40

Nutritional Facts

1 cup black bean mixture with 1/2 cup couscous equals 294 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 727 mg sodium, 54 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 12 g protein.

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Reviewed Mar. 20, 2011

"Another good dish to use those winter sweet potatoes. Couscous was a nice change from traditional rice. I substituted 1tsp of chili powder for the adobo chilis."

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