Black Beans & Rice (Genie) Recipe
16 oz (1) pkg dried black beans
1 medium size green pepper, chopped
1/4 cup onion, divided chopped
2 1/2 cup qts water, divided
2 cl garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dried whole oregano
1/4 tsp ground cumin
3 tbsp vinegar
1 tsp salt
3 cup rice, cooked hot cooked without
Sort and wash beans. Combine beans, green pepper, and 2 tb onion in a
large Dutch Oven. Cover with 6 cups of water, and soak overnight. Add
remaining 4 cups water to Dutch oven; cover and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer 2 1/2 hrs or until beans are tender. Combine
remaining 2 tb onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin in a small bowl;
mash mixture, using a fork. Stir in vinegar. Add vinegar mixture and
salt to beans. Simmer, uncovered, an additional 20 minutes. Serve
over hot cooked rice.
From: All New Cookbook For Diabetics And Their Families Each serving
amount: 1 cup beans over 1/2 cup rice
Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1 Vegetable; Chol: 0 mg; Calories: 179 Carbo: 36
gm; Protein: 8 gm; Fat: Tr.; Fiber: Tr.; Sodium: 424 mg
Reformated 4 you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
(from Jungle.Boy via GEnie)
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