The vegetarian diet

Cuban Black Beans, Sweet Potatoes, and Rice

Serves 4

COST: $1.87

Per 1 cup

Calories: 387

Fat: 8g

Carbohydrates: 76g

Protein: 13g

Fiber: 13g

Sugar: 8g

Sodium: 491mg

3 cloves garlic, minced

2 large sweet potatoes, chopped small

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 15-ounce cans black beans, drained

3⁄4 cup vegetable broth

1 tablespoon chili powder

1 teaspoon paprika

1 teaspoon cumin

1 tablespoon lime juice

Hot sauce, to taste

2 cups rice, cooked

In a large skillet or pot, sauté garlic and sweet potatoes in olive oil for 2–3 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium low and add beans, vegetable broth, chili powder, paprika, and cumin. Bring to a simmer, cover, and allow to cook for 25–30 minutes until sweet potatoes are soft.
Stir in lime juice and hot sauce, to taste. Serve hot over rice.