Sweet and Spicy Kidney Beans

READY IN: 30mins
Recipe by JMS0173

I came up with this on a night when I had nothing in the kitchen. I was trying to follow a low fat vegetarian diet at the time, and this actually was very satisfying. I couldn't call them barbecue beans, because...well, because they're not! It's very easy, quick and nutritious, almost like chili, but not quite. All measurements given are estimations.

Top Review by X(a/n)th

I was trying to make a vegetable to go with my chicken and all we had was kidney beans, I didn't know how to make them and I found this recipe. It was quick and delicious, definitely keeping this in my emergency cookbook.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spray non stick skillet with olive oil to lightly coat (if using something that is not non stick, you may have to use more oil.) When hot, add onions.
  2. After those just start to wilt, add garlic and dry spices.
  3. Continue until aromatic and golden.
  4. Add tomatoes and cook until they soften and release liquid.
  5. Reduce heat and add remaining ingredients.
  6. Simmer until slightly thickened.
  7. If mixture gets too thick, add water.
  8. Serve as a side dish or with noodles or rice.
  9. I had them as a main course with no-yolk egg noodles and it was surprisingly good.

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