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Wednesday, March 21, 2012

okay, i did not post the recipe!

so here it is:

Black Bean Soup
slow cook method

1 bag of dried black beans
1 can crushed tomatoes (16 oz or more)
1 bunch cilantro (minced)
1 cup corn (frozen is best)
6 cloves garlic
2 tablespoon chili powder
2 tablespoons cumin
1 tablespoon salt
2 Anaheim chili peppers (chopped)
2 jalapeno peppers (sliced)
juice from 1 lime
1 beer (Dos Equis preferred)
1/2 cup chopper sweet peppers (mixed yellow, green and red)
2 red onions (minced)
1/4 stick of butter
1 diced fresh tomato

wash and clean the beans in cold water and then let soak for several hours (overnight is best)
place the half the cilantro, cumin, dry chili powder and salt in the crock pot and turn on low
add beans, garlic, 1 onion, hot peppers (seeds and all) and canned tomato and water to cover 2" over beans
cover add let cook 6 to 8 hours
add corn, lime, butter, sweet peppers and beer
taste and add more salt if needed
Cook and additional 2 to 3 hours.
Serve with a mixture of onions, cilantro and tomatoes.
Add a dollop of sour cream if you want more fat.
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