Serve this nutritious bean based meal as a lunch with some cut up veggies on the side. Or serve as a dinner side next to Mexican flavored chicken or fish.
210 calories per serving
1 t oil
2 scallions, thinly sliced
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 T chopped green chilies
2 14.5 oz cans black beans, rinsed and drained
2 c water
¼ c salsa
Salt and pepper to taste
4 t shredded low fat cheddar cheese
Heat oil and cook scallions and garlic 1-2 minutes then add chilies, beans and water and bring to a boil then reduce heat and simmer ½ hour. Stir in salsa and warm through then season with salt and pepper just before serving. Garnish each serving with 1 t shredded cheese.