Use this spiced black bean-and-olive filling to stuff tamales or combine with sauteed chard in tacos. Source: EatingWell Magazine, January/February 1997

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  • Toast chili powder and cumin in a small dry skillet over low heat, stirring occasionally, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Transfer to a mixing bowl. Add beans and olives; mix thoroughly. Season with salt and pepper.


Nutrition Facts

65 calories; 2 g total fat; 0.1 g saturated fat; 289 mg sodium. 155 mg potassium; 9.8 g carbohydrates; 3.1 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2.8 g protein; 302 IU vitamin a iu; 1 mg vitamin c; 27 mcg folate; 24 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 2 mg magnesium;

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Too Spicy!! This filling is great with flower tortilla and is really nice and filling good for lunch but is too spicy and you need a drink by your side to withstand the heat! Pros: Was very unique and tasted really good (if it was not so spicy) Cons: Way tooo much chilly powder is suggested use way less!! My mouth and stomach is on fire! Read More