*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         BEANS 'N' RICE CHA CHA CHA
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetarian                       Vegetables
                 Deal-a-meal                      Sparkie
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
                         -----INGREDIENTS-----
    2       tb           Olive oil
    2       lg           Cloves garlic, minced
    1       c            Sliced onion
    1       c            Peeled, sliced celery
    1       c            Sliced carrots
    1       t            Chili powder
      1/4   c            Canned diced green chiles
    2       c            Sliced mushrooms
    2       c            Cooked basic black beans
                         (see following recipe)
      1/2   c            Reserve bean stock
    2       tb           Chopped cilantro
                         Salt and pepper to taste
    3       c            Cooked brown rice
                         -----BASIC BEANS-----
    1       lb           Dried beans (black, navy,
                         Pinto, haricot, etc)
      1/4                Onion, roughly sliced
    1       tb           Lemon juice
    2       ts           Salt or to taste
 
    1.  In large deep saucepan heat olive oil, and saute
        garlic, onion, celery, carrots and chili powder,
        until onion is translucent.
   
    2.  Add chiles and mushrooms and saute 5 minues more.
   
    3.  Stir in beans, bean stock and cilantro.  Season to
        taste.
   
    4.  Cover and simmer over low heat about 10 minutes,
        stirring occasionally.
   
    5.  Serve over rice.
   
    DIRECTIONS FOR BASIC BEANS:
   
    1.  Prepare beans for cooking as described in How
        Cook Beans. (see next post)
   
    2.  Cook covered, with onion and lemon juice, until
        tender. Do not stir during cooking.
   
    3.  Add salt to taste
   
    4.  Set aside until next day.  They should be somewhat
        soupy.
   
    DEAL-A-MEAL CARDS USED: 1 Bread 1 Meat 1 Vegetable
                            1 Fat 263 Calories
   
    SOURCE: Richard Simmons Deal-A-Meal Golden Edition
   Cookbook
   
    Enjoy!
  
 
 
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