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Here's a zesty way to add heart-healthy fiber to your diet.
1 medium onion, chopped
1/2 medium green pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 pound dried red kidney beans*
2 large fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped
1/2 cup mild picante sauce
5 cups hot, cooked brown rice
* Two 15-ounce cans of red kidney beans, drained and rinsed, can be used in place of dried beans. If using canned beans, sodium content will be higher.
Heart healthy cooking
First published: 03/01/2005
Last updated: 05/24/2012
Reviewed by: Allina Patient Education