Pork Ribs and Beans

Pork Ribs and Beans

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From: Diabetic Living Magazine

Use your slow cooker to make this simple and satisfying southern dish.

Ingredients 6 servings

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  • 2 pounds boneless pork country-style ribs
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning, crushed
  • ¾ teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 (15 ounce) can white kidney (cannellini) beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 (14.5 ounce) can no-salt-added diced tomatoes, undrained
  • ¼ cup dry red wine or water
  • 3 tablespoons shredded parmesan cheese (optional)


  • Prep

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  1. Trim fat from meat. Sprinkle meat with Italian seasoning, rosemary and pepper. Place meat in a 3- ½- to 4-quart slow cooker. Place onion, beans and undrained tomatoes on meat in cooker. Pour wine over mixture.
  2. Cover; cook on low-heat setting for 8 to 9 hours or on high-heat setting for 4 to 4- ½ hours.
  3. Using a slotted spoon, transfer meat and bean mixture to a serving platter. Spoon some of the cooking liquid over meat and beans. If desired, sprinkle individual servings with Parmesan cheese.
  • Tip: For easy cleanup, line your slow cooker with a disposable slow cooker liner. Add ingredients as directed in recipe. Once your dish is finished cooking, spoon the food out of your slow cooker and simply dispose of the liner. Do not lift or transport the disposable liner with food inside.

Nutrition information

  • Serving size: 4½ ounces meat and ⅔ cup bean mixture
  • Per serving: 325 calories; 8 g fat(3 g sat); 8 g fiber; 24 g carbohydrates; 41 g protein; 3 mcg folate; 111 mg cholesterol; 3 g sugars; 272 IU vitamin A; 6 mg vitamin C; 91 mg calcium; 3 mg iron; 415 mg sodium; 808 mg potassium
  • Carbohydrate Servings:
  • Exchanges: 5 lean-protein, 1 starch, ½ vegetable

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