Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

I found this on a diabetic website while searching for recipes I can share with my patients. I haven't tried it yet. Diabetic or not, it sounds different and really good.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse the beans after draining them from the soaking water then put them in a saucepan. Cover with water and then bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and then simmer, partially covered, for 30 to 35 minutes. When you're done, the beans should still be somewhat hard.
  2. Add all of the other ingredients except for the broccoli and cilantro and cook for 10 minutes. Next, add the broccoli and cilantro and then simmer for about 5 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  3. To serve, spoon into bowls topped with a spoonful of natural yogurt, if desired.
  4. Soaking the beans overnight is crucial to this recipe as it greatly shortens the cooking time of the beans.
Most Helpful

This is better than it looks. And by my reckoning (hopefully correct) it is only 3 weight watcher's points per serving. I will make it again. It is easy to make, quite filling, and easy to reheat the other portions as needed. I didn't have any tabasco sauce so used some paprika, and I didn't have any cilantro, so used some corriander. I didn't use any yoghurt.

Tamarisk July 14, 2009

Excellent! Of course I modified it a bit as I didn't have all the ingredients at home and used a pressure cooker: onion instead of the leek, left out the chicken bouilion (I'm vegetarian) and used some Bragg's and saved vegetable stock, half a tomato (no paste at home), vegetarian worcestershire sauce (sans anchovies), and then forgot to put in the cilantro. Everything except the salty sauces, tomato and broc went in the pressure cooker for ~7 minutes and then I let the pressure out, added the rest and brought it up for another minute. I discovered that I forgot to add the cilantro after I was already sitting down and taken a few bites. It was so delicious and satisfying as it was so didn't bother to get up for the cilantro. This is a nice one course meal for a cold evening. Plus high in fiber and protein, low in fat and sodium. Thanks!

Nutrition Goddess March 05, 2008