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Bean Stew (Habichuelas Guisadas)

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10 servings, about 1/2 cup each

Bet you've never had stew like this before! Beans, pumpkin, ham and savory seasonings make this distinctive stew a surefire winner.

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  • Heat oil in large saucepot on medium heat. Add ham; cook and stir 3 minutes.
  • Add tomato sauce and sofrito sauce base; mix well. Cook 5 minutes. Add broth and pumpkin; mix well. Cover. Bring to boil. Stir in alcaparrado condiment and beans. Return to boil. Reduce heat to low. Season to taste with pepper.
  • Simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes or until sauce is slightly thickened. Serve over hot cooked rice.

Alcaparrado Condiment

Mix 1/3 cup chopped stuffed green olives and 2 Tbsp. capers. Refrigerate until ready to use. Or alcaparrado is available in jars in most Latino grocery stores.

Special Extra

If necessary to thicken sauce, mash several beans and pumpkin pieces; add to stew.


Substitute acorn squash for calabaza.


  • 10 servings, about 1/2 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Good source of fiber
  • Low fat
  • Generally Nutritious

Diet Exchange

  • 1 Starch
  • 1 Meat (VL)
  • 1/2 Fat

Nutrition Bonus

This low-fat side dish is not only delicious but is also a good source of dietary fiber, thanks to the beans.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 10 servings, about 1/2 cup each
Calories 120
Total fat 2.5g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 5mg
Sodium 560mg
Carbohydrate 17g
Dietary fiber 5g
Sugars 3g
Protein 8g
% Daily Value
Vitamin A 10 %DV
Vitamin C 10 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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