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Pinto Beans Stew

1 lb (453g) Pinto Beans (Raw) 8 oz (227g) Mushrooms 1 Fresh Lime 1 Small Onion 2 Tbsp Vegetable Oil 3 Tbsp Tomato Paste 3 Bay Leaves Salt PREPARATIONS: 1- Soak the pinto beans in water overnight. (Skip this step if using canned beans). 2- Dice the onion. 3- Chop the mushrooms. DIRECTIONS: 1- Fry onions with 2 tbsp vegetable oil in a pot until translucent. 2- Add garlic cloves and tomato paste to the pot and stir well. 3- Continue the heat for 2 or 3 minutes more over medium heat. 4- Drain and transfer the pinto beans to the pot, stir to combine. 5- Pour in enough boiling water to cover the beans. 6- Drop the bay leaves into the mixture and stir. 7- Cover the pot with a lid (leave a crack open for the steam to escape). 8- Simmer for an hour over medium heat. 9- Add the mushrooms to the pot. 10- Squeeze in a fresh lime. 11- Sprinkle with a pinch or two of salt. 12- Stir thoroughly and continue the heat for 10 more minutes.

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Pinto Beans Stew Calories & Nutrition Values

Pinto beans stew can also be served as side dish. It is full of taste and filled with vitamins and antioxidants. Pinto beans stew is ranked as Grade A in nutrition chart. It almost contains everything that body needs to get out of a healthy meal. Pinto bean stew contains high amounts of dietary fiber. It may help you loose weight and be a source of energy at the same time. It is very high in vitamin B6, an essential element in maintaining a healthy brain function and of course formation of red blood cells. Pinto beans stew also contains high amounts of magnesium (other then its ability to prevent cardiovascular disease, it is helpful in treating migraines and even depression), phosphorus (phosphorus key benefit is in bone heath), potassium (potassium may decrease the risk of heart disease, stroke and high blood pressure), selenium (selenium boosts up the immune system), and thiamine (thiamine converts sugar into energy and can also be very helpful in cardiovascular functions. Pinto beans stew contains consider amounts of protein. 3.5 oz (100g) of pinto beans stew contains 11.5g of protein. 100g of it has 209 calories (32 calories from fat).

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Noon khoamei, whipped, cream puff pastry, Pastry recipes
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       "Cream Puff pastry"

  • 1 Cup All-Purpose Flour
  • 6 Tbsp Butter
  • 4 Small Eggs
  • 1/8 Tsp Vanilla Powder
  • Whipped Cream
  • 1/8 Tsp Salt
  • 1 Cup Water

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1- Add 1 cup water, 6 tbsp butter and 1/8 tsp of salt into a pot.
2- Heat the pot and stir thoroughly.
3- Heat for 5 minutes or until just simmering.
4- Sift 1 Cup of all-purpose flour gradually into the pot and stir well.
5- Turn off the heat and let it cool down.
6- Add eggs one at a time and beat well after adding each egg.
7- Add 1/8 tsp of vanilla and mix well. The dough should look like the one in the video, If it's too loose, add additional flour, 1 tbsp at a time.
8- Drop a spoon size batter onto a nonstick baking sheet.
9- Preheat oven to 400º F (204º C), bake for 20 minutes.
10- Remove from oven and allow it to cool down completely.
11- Fill the puffs with whipped cream (best right before serving).

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