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tex-mex-beans-rice recipe

Date:    Fri, 25 Feb 94 17:44:34 EST
 From:    Faith Senie (fms@sw.stratus.com)
 Tex-Mex Beans 'n' Rice
 1 medium onion, chopped
 1 green bell pepper, chopped
 1 red bell pepper, chopped,
 1 small can green chiles, chopped
 1 can black beans
 1 can garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
 "Saute" the onion in a little water, until it has browned slightly (I tend
 to brown it, then add the water to un-stick it from the bottom of the pan).
 Add in the peppers, one type at a time; heat through.  Drain the beans,
 reserving a little of the liquid (not a lot -- it's pretty salty), rinse
 the beans and add them to the pot.  Add in some of the bean liquid and some
 water, until it's  somewhat soupy.  Heat thoroughly.  Before it's done,
 add cumin and cayenne to taste (we like LOTS of cumin, and a touch of
 cayenne for a bit of byte).  
 While this was all cooking, you should also have a pot of rice on to cook.
 Serve the resulting bean concoction over the rice.
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