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                                BLACK BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Black beans
      1/2   ga           Water
    1                    Onion
    3                    Green peppers
    1                    Garlic clove
      1/2   c            Olive oil
      1/4                Ham boil -- fresh,not smoked
    3                    Bay leaves
    1       tb           Salt
    1       oz           Bacon
      1/2   c            Vinegar
 
     Wash beans thoroughly and soak overnight in water. Use this water for
   cooking.  Saute onion, green pepper and garlic in olive oil. Combine all
   ingredients except the vinegar which is added a few minutes before beans
   are ready to serve.  Cook over low heat until beans are tender and the
   liquid is of thick consistency.
     Liquid can be thickened by taking out a few beans (1/4 to 1/2 c) and
   process in blender or food processor; then return to pot and stir to
   thoroughly mix.
     From:  “The Gasparilla Cookbook”
     Recipe from:  Valencia Garden Restaurant; Tampa, Fl.
  
 
 
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