Let's Dish: Pinto Bean Stew

January 29, 2013 2:03:09 PM PST
Cooking with beans is a great idea, both from nutrition and a health standpoint.

Let's Dish airs on the Live Well Network

Difficulty: Easy
Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 20 minutes
Serves: 6

2 Tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1 red onion, cut into quarters and thinly sliced
1 red pepper, cut into small dice
1 cup frozen corn kernels (thawed)
1 15 oz. canned pinto beans, drained and rinsed
1/3 cup cilantro, minced
2 teaspoons lemon juice
2 Tablespoons chopped green onion
1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper

1. In a large sauté pan, sauté onion and red pepper in olive oil over high heat until softened (about 8 minutes).

2. Add corn and pinto beans. Continue cooking until the corn and beans are hot (about 4 minutes).

3. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients.