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