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Mediterranean Lima Beans

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From EatingWell:  February/March 2005, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

Canned tomatoes and frozen chopped onions and lima beans make this hearty side dish a cinch. If you like, make it more substantial with the addition of crumbled feta cheese or chopped Greek olives.

6 servings, 1 cup each | Active Time: 25 minutes | Total Time: 25 minutes

Ingredients

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add onions and cook, stirring occasionally, until soft, 3 to 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook 1 minute more. Stir in oregano, cinnamon, crushed red pepper, tomatoes and lima beans. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are fully cooked and the mixture is heated through, 10 to 15 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition

Per serving : 190 Calories; 8 g Fat; 1 g Sat; 5 g Mono; 0 mg Cholesterol; 44 g Carbohydrates; 12 g Protein; 14 g Fiber; 312 mg Sodium; 705 mg Potassium

1 1/2 Carbohydrate Serving

Exchanges: 1 starch, 2 vegetable, 1 very lean meat, 1 fat (mono)