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Date:    Wed, 05 Jan 94 15:53:34 PST
 From:    jerryg@gallant.apple.com
 Subject: Recipe: Black Bean Soup with Cumin
 Adapted from Jane Brody's Good Food Book.
 Black Bean Soup with Cumin
 1 C black beans, soaked
 7 C broth (vegetable)
 1 large onion, minced
 1 large clove garlic, minced
 1/4 cup diced celery
 1/2 cup finely diced carrots
 3/4 t crushed cumin seed (or ground cumin), or to tase
 1/4 t black pepper
 1) Soak the beans for at least 8 hours
 2) Drain the beans, add the broth, bring the beans to a boil, reduce the heat
 to low, and simmer the beans, partially covering the pan, for 2 to 3 hourse or
 until the beans are thouroughly cooked
 3) In a non-stick skillet, heat some water, and saute the onion and garlic
 over low heat until transparent.  Add the celery and carrots and cook the
 mixture, stirring, for a few minutes longer.  Add the vegetables to the beans.
 4) Seasont the soup with cumin and pepper, and simmer for another 30 minutes
 5) Puree the soup in a blender, food processor, or food mill.  Serve the soup
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