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                  Blackeye Beans with Wild Rice and Herbs
 
 Recipe By     : Bean - Bean Education and Awareness Network (1994)
 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans                            Rice
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         blackeye beans
    1      cup           cooked wild rice
    1      cup           cooked white rice
    1      large         tomato -- diced
    1                    green bell pepper -- diced
    1      cup           whole kernel corn
                         fresh herbs -- for garnish
                         DRESSING -----
    3      tablespoons   fresh oregano -- chopped
    1 1/2  tablespoons   fresh thyme -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   white wine vinegar
    3      tablespoons   extra virgin olive oil
      1/2  teaspoon      salt -- optional
                         pepper -- to taste
 
 Prepare blackeye beans according to dry packaged bean method below.  Rinse and 
 cover with fresh water.  Bring to a boil and cook 30 to 40 minutes.  Do not ove
 rcook. Beans should be firm.
       Prepare dressing by whisking together oregano, thyme, white wine vinegar,
  olive oil, salt and pepper.  Set aside.
       On a platter, combine white and wild rice, tomato, onion, bell pepper and
  corn.  Add cooked blackeyes. Add dressing and toss to combine. Season with add
 itional salt and pepper. Garnish with fresh herbs. Serve immediately. Makes 16 
 3/4 cup servings.
 
 DRY BEAN PREPARATION METHOD -  Rinse beans well.  In a saucepan, cover beans wi
 th water at least 2 inches above the beans and bring to a boil over high heat. 
  Simmer for 5 to 10 minutes. Turn off heat and let stand at least one hour befo
 re proceeding with recipe.
 
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 NOTES : “Inspired by traditional Hoppin' John, this recipe combines blackeye be
 ans and rice in a new way.”