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.

Diabetic Living Magazine
Source: Diabetic Living Magazine


Recipe Summary

10 mins
20 mins


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Instructions Checklist
  • 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; protein 10.7g 21% DV; carbohydrates 44.1g 14% DV; exchange other carbs 3; dietary fiber 8.2g 33% DV; sugars 2.2g; fat 2.3g 4% DV; saturated fat 0.4g 2% DV; cholesterolmg; vitamin a iu 204.2IU 4% DV; vitamin c 4.3mg 7% DV; folate 8.6mcg 2% DV; calcium 51.3mg 5% DV; iron 2mg 11% DV; magnesium 49mg 18% DV; potassium 352.2mg 10% DV; sodium 427.3mg 17% DV.