*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                         BLACK BEAN POLENTA/ NANCY
 
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish                        Beans
                 Vegetarian                       Tex-mex
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       c            Dried black beans
    8       c            Water
    3       ts           Salt
    2       c            Polenta (coarse corn meal)
    3       c            Sliced Green Onion (2 bunch)
    4       c            Garlic jack cheese grated
    1       pt           Fresh salsa
    1       cn           Chopped green chilies (7 oz)
 
   Cook Beans..can be done day before, or quick soak and
   cook same day..refrigerate.
   
   In a large pot bring 8 cups water to a boil, add salt;
   add cornmeal slowly, stirring constantly.  Cook 20 min
   or until thick enough to leave sides of pan.  Mix in
   green onion and half of cheese. Pour half of this
   mixture into an 9"x13  pan. Spread salsa over
   mixture, then black beans ( drained), then chilies,
   then remaining cheese. Pour rest of polenta on top.
   Bake at 350 deg for 20 min..let cool before cutting
   into servings. reheat if necessary before serving.
   
   this is very good and filling..makes 8 very generous
   servings. from Nancy Possehl ( tested 7/4/92)
  
 
 
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