If you want a level healthier mix, use no-salt-added black beans and season lightly to taste. This can cut down on sodium!

Recipe Is: Meatless, Low Cholesterol

Ingredients

  • 4 cups packed fresh baby spinach
  • 2 medium yams, baked or microwaved until tender, halved or chopped
  • 1 15-oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 2 bell peppers, any color, seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled feta, shredded Cheddar or grated Parmesan
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups marinara sauce, warmed

Nutritional Information

  • Calories per serving 233
  • Fat per serving 4g
  • Saturated fat per serving 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Protein per serving 9g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 43g
  • Fiber per serving 11g
  • Cholesterol per serving 11mg
  • Iron per serving 4mg
  • Sodium per serving 890mg
  • Calcium per serving 158mg
  • Calories per serving 233
  • Fat per serving 4g
  • Saturated fat per serving 2g
  • Monounsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Polyunsaturated fat per serving 0.0g
  • Protein per serving 9g
  • Carbohydrate per serving 43g
  • Fiber per serving 11g
  • Cholesterol per serving 11mg
  • Iron per serving 4mg
  • Sodium per serving 890mg
  • Calcium per serving 158mg

How to Make It

Step 1

Divide spinach among 4 bowls. Microwave each, uncovered, for One minute on high to wilt, if desired.

Step 2

Divide yams, beans, tomato, peppers and cheese among bowls with spinach.

Step 3

Stir cumin and cinnamon into marinara sauce; divide among bowls or serve quietly.