Maharagwe (Red Beans)
80 mins (prep 20, cooking 60)
13 ingredients
4-6 servings
The Swahili people have two ways to cook beans: sweet or savory. Skip the optional ingredients to make Sweet Beans, which are eaten at the end of lunch or dinner. For special dinners add all the optional ingredients to make Savory Beans. Savory beans are also eaten with bread for breakfast. From "The Congo Cookbook". Posted for ZWT #4.

Categories:  side-dish , easy , 3-steps-or-less , african , beans , healthy , <-4-hours , time-to-make ,
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Serving Size (102.96 g)
Servings 4
Amount per Serving
Calories 340.89 Calories from Fat 8.82
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0.98g 6.05%
Saturated Fat 0.14g 2.86%
Trans Fat 0.0 %
Cholesterol 0.0mg 0.0%
Sodium 592.74mg 98.79%
Total Carbohydrate 64.28g 85.7%
Dietary Fiber 14.02 g 224.25%
Sugars 9.33 g %
Protein 20.82g 166.58%
Vitamin A 0.14IU% Vitamin C 4.61mg%
Calcium 79.51mg% Iron 6.19mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
ground cardamom, mild curry powder, small