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Black-Eyed Peas with Sweet Potatoes and Greens

4 servings

Source: Dr. Neal Barnard’s Program for Reversing Diabetes by Neal Barnard, M.D.; recipe by Bryanna Clark Grogan

A wonderful combination of flavors! Serve with brown rice or fat-free cornbread, with hot sauce on the side.

About the Recipe

412 Calories · 32 g Protein · 22 g Fiber
Dinner
Gluten-free · Nut-free

Greens are nutritional powerhouses that are filled with calcium, iron, beta-carotene, fiber, and protein. 

Double check the veggie broth to make sure it doesn’t contain gluten.

Ingredients

Makes 4 Servings


  • frozen kale, chard, or collard greens (1 10-ounce package)
  • low-sodium vegetable broth (4 cups )
  • frozen black-eyed peas, thawed and drained (2 10-ounce packages )
  • cooked sweet potato, chopped; or 1 18-ounce can vacuum-packed unsweetened sweet potatoes, drained, rinsed, and chopped (2 cups )
  • liquid smoke (a few dashes)

Directions

  1. Thaw greens in the microwave or a bowl of boiling water. Chop and combine with broth, black-eyed peas, garlic, sweet potatoes, and liquid smoke in a large saucepan.



  2. Bring to a boil, stirring often, then reduce heat and simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.



Nutrition Facts

Per serving 

Calories: 412
Fat: 4 g
     Calories from fat: 8%
Cholesterol: 0 mg
Protein: 32 g
Carbohydrates: 74 g
Sugar: 1 g
Fiber: 22 g
Sodium: 127 mg

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