Dominican Sweet Beans

Dominican Sweet Beans

Difficulty: Beginner Cook Time 45 min Total Time 45 mins
Estimated Cost: 2.51
Best Season: Suitable throughout the year


Dominican sweet beans is a popular traditional dish that uses beans as a dessert instead of as a side dish! Enjoy this recipe over the holidays that is rich in protein and vitamin D and low in sodium!



  1. Place beans and water in a blender to puree. Strain the beans to get rid of skins and undissolved solids

  2. Pour beans, coconut milk, evaporated milk, salt, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, cloves, and sweet potatoes into a pot. Simmer over very low heat until sweet potatoes are cooked. Stir regularly. Add raisins and simmer for another 10 mins. Remove cinnamon sticks and cloves if youd like

  3. Remove from heat and cool at room temperature. Chill before serving

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 4


Amount Per Serving
Calories 157kcal
Calories from Fat kcal
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg4%
Sodium 242mg11%
Potassium 272mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 21g8%
Dietary Fiber 2g8%
Sugars 12g
Protein 8g16%

Vitamin A IU
Vitamin C 2 mg
Calcium 327 mg
Iron mg
Vitamin D 73 IU
Vitamin E IU
Vitamin K mcg
Thiamin mg
Riboflavin mg
Niacin mg
Vitamin B6 mg
Folate mcg
Vitamin B12 mcg
Biotin mcg
Pantothenic Acid mg
Phosphorus mg
Iodine g
Magnesium mmol
Zinc mcg
Selenium mg
Copper mg
Manganese mg
Chromium mcg
Molybdenum mg
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* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily value may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.


Average cost of recipe per serving: $2.51

Note: The costs are an estimated calculation and are subject to variation depending on the time of year and your location.

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Keywords: Almond milk, kidney beans, sweet potato, coconut milk
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