Biggest Loser Broke Bean Stew Recipe

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Healthy Biggest Loser Recipe For Broke Bean Stew From The Biggest Loser Cookbook.

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Servings: 10


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  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large yellow or white onion, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp chopped/minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 cans diced fire-roasted tomatoes (14.5oz)
  • 3 cans (15.5 oz each) dark red kidney beans,
  • black bean, white beans; rinsed & drained
  • 4 cups fat-free low sodium chicken broth
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach leaves


  1. Heat olive oil over medium-high heat in 4-quart saucepan. Add onion and sauté about 5 minutes, until softened but not browned. Add garlic and cook 1 minute longer. Do not brown garlic.
  2. Add spices and tomatoes and simmer about 5 minutes. Add 3 cups (2 cans) of beans and 2 ½ cups of broth and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer.
  3. Place remaining beans and broth in bowl of food processor or in blender. Add cilantro and puree until smooth. Add mixture to stew. Add spinach and heat just until wilted. Stir well and serve hot.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 105g
Recipe makes 10 servings
Calories 32  
Calories from Fat 18 56%
Total Fat 2.05g 3%
Saturated Fat 0.38g 2%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 37mg 2%
Potassium 132mg 4%
Total Carbs 1.88g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.3g 1%
Sugars 0.19g 0%
Protein 2.23g 4%
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  • Stacey Maupin Torres
    I like this recipe, as well. What I really like is it's versatile for all seasons. The fire-roasted tomatoes add a nice touch. I'm not fond of cilantro (me and 3 other people on earth), so I would probably substitute parsley. It's a beautiful recipe.
    This is a variation

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