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Chipotle Black Beans

A great support act for a Mexican feast.



  1. Melt 1 tablespoon butter and sauté onion and garlic in butter until tender.
  2. Add beans, peppers, water and crushed pepper, salt and pepper and a teaspoon or two of the adobo sauce if you like.
  3. Bring to boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes.
  4. Serve beans topped with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkling of sliced green onion.
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Very good, except I used canned chipotle peppers (a few too many) and it was very spicey but delicious.
19 Feb 07 by member: notsochubby


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Nutrition summary:

There are 258 calories in 1 serving of Chipotle Black Beans.
Calorie break-down: 12% fat, 66% carbs, 22% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 32
Calories 258
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 3.56g 5%
  Saturated Fat 1.554g 8%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 0.582g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 1.036g  
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 714mg 30%
Potassium 1039mg  
Total Carbohydrate 43.99g 15%
  Dietary Fiber 10.3g 41%
  Sugars 2.9g  
Protein 14.53g  
Vitamin A 29% Vitamin C 231%
Calcium 54% Iron 119%
of RDI*
(258 calories)
13% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (66%)
Fat (12%)
Protein (22%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories