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                    SAN FRANCISCO BLACK BEAN & CORN STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Vegetables                       Soups
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/4   c            Dry sherry or apple juice
    1       tb           Olive oil
    2       c            Onions, chopped
      1/2   c            Celery, chopped
      1/2   c            Carrot, chopped
      1/2   c            Red bell pepper, chopped
    4       c            Black beans, cooked
    2       c            Corn kernels, fresh/frozen
    2       c            Stock or water
    2       tb           Garlic, minced
    1       c            Chopped tomatoes
    2       ts           Ground cumin
    4       ts           Chili powder or to taste
      1/2   ts           Oregano, dry
      1/4   c            Fresh cilantro, chopped
    2       tb           Honey
    2       tb           Tomato paste
 
   In a large stock pot over medium high heat, combine
   the sherry and oil. When hot, add onions. Saute,
   stirring, until soft but not brown. Add celery, carrot
   and bell pepper; saute 5 more minutes. Add remaining
   ingredients; bring to a boil. Lower heat and simmer
   for 15 minutes.
   
   Before serving, puree 1 cup of the stew in a blender;
   add back to the pot.
   
   Variation: Serve with crushed corn chips on top.
   
   Source: The Vegetarian Times Magazine Jan 96
  
 
 
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