What's for dinner? Black beans, baby! "They're a perfect blend of protein, good carbs, and fiber, as well as iron, which helps ward off anemia, a condition that can make you feel sluggish," says Kimball. Whip up this tasty, easy meal in a flash.
Black Bean Chili
Makes 1 serving
3 ounces extra-lean ground beef
1/2 cup rinsed and drained canned black beans
2 diced bell peppers (red or yellow)
2 diced tomatoes
1/2 cup shredded 2 percent cheddar cheese
1. Brown the beef in a skillet.
2. Add the beans, peppers, and tomatoes and simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
3. Sprinkle cheese on top. Serve immediately.
Originally published in FITNESS magazine, June 2009.
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