Spicy Black Beans with Couscous

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

1
can (15 oz) Progresso® black beans, drained, rinsed
1
can (14.5 oz) Muir Glen® organic diced tomatoes with Italian herbs, undrained
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped
1
teaspoon cumin
1/4
teaspoon ground red pepper (cayenne)
3/4
cup uncooked couscous

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  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients except couscous. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is tender and sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook couscous as directed on package.
  • 3 Fluff couscous with fork. Serve black bean mixture over couscous. If desired, sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.
  • 1 In 2-quart saucepan, mix all ingredients except couscous. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat. Reduce heat; simmer 10 to 12 minutes, stirring occasionally, until bell pepper is tender and sauce is slightly thickened.
  • 2 Meanwhile, cook couscous as directed on package.
  • 3 Fluff couscous with fork. Serve black bean mixture over couscous. If desired, sprinkle with chopped fresh cilantro.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
10),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
1g
1%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
450mg
450%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
8g
8%
  Sugars
4g
4%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 1 Vegetable;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.