Mexican Jumping Beans (south Beach Diet-phase 1 Friendly)

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 15 mins

Done in 20 minutes on the stovetop; I like to serve this with my Low Carb Mexi Baked Chicken for a complete and festive low carb dinner. Also a tasty, easy side dish to serve with your tacos, fajitas, etc.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a medium saucepan, sautee the pepper, onion and garlic in olive oil until crisp-tender.
  2. Add beans, water and seasoning; simmer on low to medium heat until thickened (about 10 minutes).
  3. Top with cheese upon serving.
Most Helpful

5 5

Great stuff! I used canned pinto beans because we have a ton of those. Surprisingly good and wayyyyy easy! Thanks~

5 5

way better than expected. i made the mexi baked chicken to go with it.

5 5

Very flavorful & Yummy Beans! Fixed this while on South Beach but whole family loved them. Had to fix another pot for me to take for leftovers in lunch! Thank you!