Books, Recipes & Magazine

Adelle Davis Recipes, Let's Eat Dinner

Creole Kidney Beans

Recipe: Creole Kidney Beans

Let’s Cook it Right” is a celebrated cookbook dedicated to good health, good sense, and good eating. Adelle Davis believed that food should first and foremost be delicious.  This cookbook is full of ways to prepare fresh foods of all kinds in the most minimally-impacted, health preserving manner.  This book contains easy to follow recipes, a table of equivalents and an index.  The nutritional facts below were prepared by the graduate students at Cal State Los Angeles’ School of Kinesiology and the Nutritional Science program.

Let’s Cook it Right Page#:  177

Amount for 4 servings:

2 cups                   Kidney beans, dry

3 cups                   Water

1/2 tsp.                 Black pepper, ground

3 tbsp.                  Vegetable oil

1/2 tsp.                 Salt

1                              Onion, medium

1                              Green bell pepper, raw

1                              Garlic clove

1 cup                     Tomatoes, raw

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 393.42g
Calories:  428.08
Protein:  23.65g
Total fat: 10.95g
Saturated fat:  1.19g
Cholesterol:  0mg
Carbohydrates:  62.94g
Fiber:  24.77g
Sodium:  312.18mg
Iron:  9.08mg
Vitamin A:  47.94RE
Vitamin C:  45.64mg
Vitamin D: 
Thiamin:  0.53mg
Riboflavin: 0.23g
Niacin:  2.33mg
Vitamin B6:  0.48mg
Folic acid:  375.80mcg
Magnesium:  157.09mg
Vitamin K:  5.06mcg
Diabetic Exchange Values:  3.7 Starch