Persian Kidney Beans

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by littlemafia

This is for the bean lovers!

Top Review by JeanSgt

With the only fresh veggies in the house being onions and mixed baby kales, I had to whip up something fast. I already had this recipe set aside as one I wanted to try. We include fresh greens in most meals, so I added a couple handfuls of the baby kale just after I added the canned beans. We also love spices, so I doubled the cumin and added two hefty shakes of cinnamon. I used a teaspoon of red pepper flakes instead of a fresh chili, and used nearly a whole bulb of chopped garlic. We ate it on corn tortillas since we didn't have any pitas. I think it would be excellent on cornbread. We'll definitely be eating this again!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute the chopped onion in oil. Add the garlic, cumin and cinnamon.
  2. Add the lime juice, then the tomato paste and the water.
  3. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  4. Add the beans and the chili pepper and simmer for another10 minutes.
  5. It's done when it's quite dry,.
  6. Serve stuffed into pita bread.

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