Garlic, cilantro, oregano, and adobo seasoning add a zesty kick to this vegetarian stew. It's served over brown rice, which adds even more fiber to this healthy main dish.

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  • In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add red onion and garlic; cook about 5 minutes or until onion is tender. Carefully add the water, tomato paste, the snipped cilantro, the oregano, and adobo seasoning. Stir in beans. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Cook and stir over medium heat for 5 to 10 minutes or until soup is slightly thickened, mashing beans slightly while stirring.

  • Serve stew with rice. If desired, garnish with cilantro sprigs. Makes 4 (1/2 cup stew and 1/2 cup cooked rice) servings.


Tip: Look for this seasoning blend at a market that specializes in Hispanic foods.

Nutrition Facts

220 calories; 2.3 g total fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 427 mg sodium. 44.1 g carbohydrates; 10.7 g protein; Full Nutrition