Mexican favorite mole slims down with addition of black beans
01/14/2014 1:00 PM
01/14/2014 6:20 PM
Pork and Black Bean Chili Mole
Makes 4 servings
1 onion, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 jalapeño pepper, seeded and minced
1 pound boneless pork loin, trimmed of fat, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
2 tablespoons no-salt-added tomato paste
1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 ounce bittersweet chocolate
1 (15-ounce) can black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons minced cilantro
Spray a 4-quart saucepan with nonstick spray coating. Place onion, garlic, jalapeño and pork in pan and cook over medium high heat, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender and meat is lightly browned. Add tomato paste, chicken broth, chili powder and cumin. Cover, heat to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15 minutes. Stir in chocolate, beans and cilantro and simmer 10 minutes.
Per serving: 293 calories (28 percent from fat), 9 grams total fat (4 grams saturated), 74 milligrams cholesterol, 22 grams carbohydrates, 31 grams protein, 272 milligrams sodium, 9 grams dietary fiber.
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