Brazilian Black Bean Stew

Brazilian Black Bean Stew

A hearty, healthy dish that is perfect for a cold winter day. This Brazilian Black Bean Stew recipe can be made vegetarian by substituting vegetable broth for the chicken broth.
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prep: 15 mins cook: 30 mins total: 45 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 6 servings


1 ½ cups water

1 medium onion, chopped

¼ pound chorizo sausage, chopped

1 tablespoon canola oil

2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced tomatoes with juice

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 mango – peeled, seeded and diced

2 (1 pound) sweet potatoes, peeled and diced

? pound cooked ham, chopped

¼ teaspoon salt

1 small hot green chile pepper, diced

1 large red bell pepper, diced

¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro

2 (16 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained


Heat the oil in a large pot over medium heat, and cook the chorizo and ham 2 to 3 minutes. Place the onion in the pot, and cook until tender. Stir in garlic, and cook until tender, then mix in the sweet potatoes, bell pepper, tomatoes with juice, chile pepper, and water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 15 minutes, until sweet potatoes are tender.

Stir the beans into the pot, and cook uncovered until heated through. Mix in the mango and cilantro, and season with salt.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 508 calories; protein 22.8g; carbohydrates 70.7g; fat 15g; cholesterol 30.8mg; sodium 1537.7mg.

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