How in resistant starch and fiber, beans force your body to use extra energy (a.k.a. calories) to break them down

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Instructions Checklist
  • Drain and rinse the beans. Combine beans, minced jalapeño, parsley, lemon zest and juice, and salt and pepper in a large soup pot. Add 3/4 cup water. Cover; cook over medium heat until hot (about 5 minutes).

  • Stack the chard leaves, slice into thin ribbons; stir into hot bean mixture. Cover and cook until the chard is soft and fully cooked (6-7 additional minutes). Transfer to a serving bowl. Sprinkle with cheese. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts

238 calories; fat 2.5g; saturated fat 0.9g; mono fat 0.5g; poly fat 0.1g; protein 15g; carbohydrates 39g; fiber 11g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 4mg; sodium 331mg; calcium 186mg.