*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            CHILI BEAN CASSEROLE
 
 Recipe By     : Shareware Recipes Imported from MasterCook
 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  pound         kidney beans -- uncooked
    2      pints         water
    1      tablespoon    olive oil
    1                    onion -- finely chopped
    1                    garlic clove -- pressed
      1/2  pound         mixed vegetables
      1/2  teaspoon      basil
      1/2  teaspoon      cumin
      1/4  teaspoon      cayenne pepper
    1      tablespoon    chili powder
   14      ounces        tomato -- chopped
    2      tablespoons   tomato paste
    3      tablespoons   red wine
    2      ounces        bulgur wheat
    1 1/2  pints         stock
    2      tablespoons   lemon juice
                         salt and pepper
 
   Soak beans.  Drain & rinse well.  Bring to boil in fresh water & boil fast  f
 or 10 minutes.  Reduce heat & cook for 40 minutes, depending upon the  freshnes
 s of the beans.  Older beans will take longer to cook.  Drain,  reserving the l
 iquid for stock later.
   Heat the olive oil in a large pot, gently fry the onion & garlic for a few  m
 inutes.  Add the chopped vegetables, cooked beans, basil & spices.  Stir  well 
 & cook for 5 minutes.  Add the tomatoes, tomato paste, bulgur wheat &  1 pint o
 f the stock .  Bring to a boil, cover the pot, reduce heat & simmer  gently for
  30 minutes.  Add the lemon juice & the rest of the seasonings.  Add more stock
  if necessary.  Cook for a further 20 minutes.  Serve.
   * Use a mixture of carrots, bell peppers, celery
   + Either fresh or canned tomatoes will work
   ++ You can omit the wine or substitute with a little tomato juice or extra
 
 
 
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