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       Title: Roasted Pepper and Black Bean Salad
  Categories: Harned 1994, Herb/spice, Salads, Side dish, Vegetables
       Yield: 6 servings
  
   1 1/4 c  Dry black beans or
       3 c  Black beans; cooked
       2    Red bell peppers
       2    Yellow bell peppers
 
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       2 tb Fresh lemon juice
       1 tb Red wine vinegar
     1/2 ts Ground cumin
       1 ts Sugar
       1 lg Garlic clove; minced
     1/3 c  Olive oil
            Salt and pepper; to taste
     1/3 c  Fresh basil; chopped
       4    Scallions; chopped (garnish)
  
   Half the bell peppers lengthwise, removing seeds and stems.
   
   If using dry beans, rinse well, drain, and add water to cover by 3“.
   Let soak overnight.  Drain and rinse soaked beans, discarding water.
   Add fresh water to cover by 3”.  Bring to boil, then loosely cover
   pot and simmer for about one hour, until tender but not mushy; season
   to taste with salt.
   
   Preheat oven to 450 F.  Place cut peppers on broiling pan, 3 from
   heat. Turn frequently until skins are blackened.  Cool.  Remove
   skins, and cut into 1 squares.  Combine in serving bowl with beans.
   
   Combine dressing ingredients thoroughly; toss with beans and peppers.
   Garnish with scallions.
   
   Yield: 6 to 8 servings.
   
   From 1994 Shepherd’s Garden Seeds Catalog, pg. 8.  Posted by Cathy
   Harned.
  
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