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                            CHILIED RED BEAN DIP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Chili
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    2       tb           Corn oil
    1                    Garlic clove, crushed
    1                    Onion, finely chopped
    1                    Fresh green chili, seeded,
                         -finely chopped
    1       t            Hot chili powder
    1       cn           Red kidney beans (15 oz)
      1/2   c            Shredded Cheddar cheese
                         Salt to taste
                         Thin slivers fresh red and
                         -green chilies
                         Fresh parsley sprig (opt)
                         Tortilla chips
 
   Heat oil in a skillet. Add garlic, onion, green chili and chili powder and
   cook gently 4 minutes.
   
   Drain kidney beans, reserving juice. Reserve 3 tablespoons beans; process
   remainder in a blender or food processor to a puree. Add to onion mixture
   and stir in 2 tablespoons of reserved bean liquid; mix well.
   
   Stir in reserved beans and cheese. Cook gently about 2 minutes, stirring
   until cheese melts. Add salt and mix well. If mixture becomes too thick,
   add a little more reserved bean liquid. Spoon into a serving dish and
   garnish with chilies and parsley sprig, if desired. Serve warm with
   tortilla chips.
  
 
 
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