Prep: 15 minutes, plus overnight soaking; Cook: 6 1/2 hours.

Lynn Alley
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Wash beans thoroughly, soak overnight, and drain.

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  • Place beans in slow cooker. Add water and next 7 ingredients.

  • Cook on LOW for 6 hours, till beans are tender.

  • Brown the meat well in a frying pan for 8 minutes. Stir in tomato paste and cook 1 minute. Then add the steak, peppers, corn, tomatoes, and salt to the beans, and cook an additional 30 minutes. If desired, add more chipotle chili powder for more heat.

  • Garnish with low-fat sour cream, if desired, and the fresh chopped cilantro.

Nutrition Facts

349 calories; fat 9g; saturated fat 3g; mono fat 4g; poly fat 1g; protein 23g; carbohydrates 46g; fiber 14g; cholesterol 29mg; iron 5mg; sodium 296mg; calcium 118mg.