Basic Crockpot Beans Recipe
2 onions, chopped
2 3 cloves garlic
1 lb dried beans, soaked 4 hours
1 or over night
1 2 bay leaves
1 water to cover.
Put in crockpot and cook about 4-6 hours on high or overnight on low.
Beans should be soft (small white beans take longest, pinto beans
Add spices, veggies, etc. (see below) cook about another hour.
Spices:, veggies, etc:
1) 1 tsp dried cumin, 1 tsp paprika, 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper, 1-2
Tbsp. soy sauce, a few chili peppers, chopped, chopped green
pepper, can chopped tomotoes, some frozen corn. (Good with black
beans) 1/2 tsp liquid smoke tastes good added.
2) 1 tsp cumin, 1 can chopped green chilis, chopped green pepper, 1
Tbsp soy sauce (good with white beans).
3) 1-2 Tbsp soy sauce, 1/4 cup molasses, 1/4 tsp cayenne, 1/2 tsp
dried mustard, (good with pinto or black eyed peas)
Garbanzo beans I usually use as a substiute in chicken recipes, so
I'll freeze them with just the onions and garlic. Frozen black eyed
peas are also a good staple to have on hand (for some reason that's
the only legume that comes frozen except for lima beans which I don't
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Even though there is considerable evidence that suggests that low carbohydrate diets can help eliminate fat, some of this some anecdotal evidence has resulted in arguments between nutrition gurus, and their safety has been challenged
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