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Sweet & Sour Beans Recipe

Looking for an easy Sweet & Sour beans recipe? Learn how to make Sweet & Sour beans using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by ajskm7

Makes 6 servings



I love this sweet and tangy dish. The sweet sour sauce is one that I also use to dip grilled chicken fingers in.

Recipe Ingredients for Sweet & Sour beans

20 ounces pineapple, chunks
1/4 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
2 tbls cornstarch
1/4 cup cider vinegar
1 tsp soy sauce, light
1/8 tsp hot pepper
1/8 tsp ground ginger
16 ounces pinto beans, low salt
1 green bell pepper, cut into stips
1/2 onion, thinly sliced into rings

Recipe Directions for Sweet & Sour beans

  1. Drain pineapple, reserving juice.

  2. Combine brown sugar and cornstarch in a large saucepan.

  3. Stir to mix well.

  4. Add reserved pineapple juice, vinegar, sherry, soy sauce, hot pepper oil and ginger.

  5. Place over medium heat and cook until thick and bubbly, stirring constantly.

  6. Remove from heat.

  7. Add drained beans, pineapple, bell pepper and onion.

  8. Return to heat and cook on low 2 to 3 minutes, or until vegetables are tender crisp.

Categories

Beans, Brunch, Main Dish, Fourth of July, Simmer, Slow Cook, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 218.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
355
Calories from Fat
10
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
1.1g
2%
Saturated Fat
0.1g
0%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
63mg
3%
Potassium
1230mg
35%
Total Carbohydrates
70.3g
23%
Dietary Fiber
13.6g
54%
Sugars
18.0g
Protein
17.0g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 126%
Calcium 11% Iron 24%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Very low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
  •   Bad points
  • High in sugar
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