Three Bean Bake

Heart Smart
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Prep Time: 15 minutes

Cooking Time: 60-75 minutes

Total Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon trans fat free margarine
  • 1 cup onion, cut into thin rings and separated
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can dark red kidney beans
  • 1 (15.5 ounce) can butter beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can black beans
  • 1 (15 ounce) can no added salt tomato sauce
  • 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon dry mustard
  • 2 tablespoons bacon bits (such as Oscar Mayer Real Bacon Bits)

Instructions

Place margarine in a nonstick skillet and sauté onions and garlic over medium heat until onions are tender, about 5 minutes. Rinse and drain the kidney beans, butter beans and black beans in a colander. In an oven safe casserole dish, combine the tomato sauce, brown sugar, vinegar and dry mustard. Add the beans and onion mixture to the casserole dish and gently stir to combine. Bake covered at 350°F for 45 minutes. Remove cover, stir and sprinkle with real bacon bits. Bake uncovered for an additional 20 to 35 minutes.


Yield: 9 servings (1/2 cup per serving)

Nutritional Info

  • Calories = 192
  • Fat = 2 gm
  • Saturated fat = 0 gm
  • Trans fat = 0 gm
  • Cholesterol = 1 mg
  • Protein = 8 gm
  • Sodium = 289 mg
  • Carbohydrate = 35 gm
  • Fiber = 6 gm
  • Calcium = 63 mg
  • Calories from fat = 9%

Food Exchanges: 2 starch, 1 vegetable