Tuna and Black Beans Recipe

Add a fresh twist to tuna with the flavors of lime, chilies and black beans—all the best that the Southwest has to offer.
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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time25 Min
Ready In40 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexAverageServings4


 Vegetable oil1 Tablespoon
 Onion1 Small, chopped (1/4 Cup)
 Anaheim chili/1/4 cup canned chopped green chilies1 , chopped
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), crushed
 Grated lime peel1 Tablespoon
 Lime juice3 Tablespoon
 Tomato1 Medium, chopped (3/4 Cup)
 Progresso black beans30 Ounce (Drained, Rinsed)
 White tuna12 Ounce (In Water, Drained, Rinsed)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 576 Calories from Fat 96

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 11 g16.5%

Saturated Fat 3.4 g16.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 55.3 mg

Sodium 191.8 mg8%

Total Carbohydrates 136 g45.2%

Dietary Fiber 85.8 g343.1%

Sugars 8.2 g

Protein 66 g132.3%

Vitamin A 7.6% Vitamin C 34.7%

Calcium 26.3% Iron 66.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Heat oil in 10-inch skillet over medium heat. Cook onion, chili and garlic in oil about 2 minutes, stirring constantly, until onion is softened.
2. Stir in remaining ingredients. Cook about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until hot.


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shantihhh says :

Nice healthy recipe-I love tuna, black beans, chile and lime-will try this one soon.
Posted on: 3 September 2007 - 3:38pm