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Black Beans

This is in reply to the person that inquired about ways to prepare black beans.  Here is 
our favorite recipe.  

Southwestern Fiesta
Beans, Corn and Rice

1		15 ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1 		10 ounce pkg corn, frozen
2 	 	cups brown rice, cooked
1		cup red and yellow peppers, chopped
3		green onions, chopped
1		medium, smoked, dried chipotle pepper, seeded, halved (or other 
			hot pepper), to taste
2		Tbsp fresh parsley, chopped
1/2		cup fresh cilantro leaves
1		cup tomatoes, chopped
1/2		tsp cumin
1		Tbsp chili powder
2-3		Tbsp tamari or soy sauce, to taste
1 1/2		tsp lime juice

Pre-cook corn and rice according to package directions.
Prepare beans and set aside.
Soak dried chipotle pepper in 1/2 cup of boiling water for 15 minutes.
Assemble remaining ingredients prior to cooking.
In wok or large skillet, saute red and yellow peppers, green onions, and chipotle pepper 
in several Tbsp water until crisp-tender.  Add remaining ingredients.  Stir continuously 
until heated through.  Remove chipotle peppers (to avoid a hot surprise!) before 
serving.  Provides 2 large servings (as main course) or 6-8 small servings (as side