*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Chili Frijoles Negro
 
 Recipe By     : TJ Hill - Appetites Catered
 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Mexican                          Entree
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      pound         black beans -- dried
    1      tablespoon    salt
      1/4  cup           olive oil
    2      cups          onion -- minced
    7      ounces        diced green chiles
    3      pounds        ground round
      3/4  cup           tomato paste
    1      tablespoon    red wine vinegar
    1      teaspoon      dry mustard
    1      tablespoon    garlic -- minced
    1      teaspoon      celery seed
      1/2  teaspoon      cumin seed
      1/8  teaspoon      cayenne
      1/4  teaspoon      black pepper
 
 PLACE BEANS IN A SAUCEPOT WITH WATER TO COVER, OVER A MODERATE FLAME 
 BRING TO A BOIL, SIMMER FOR 3 MINUTES, REMOVE FROM HEAT, COVER, AND LET STAND F
 OR 60 MINUTES
 DRAIN, RINSE WITH COLD WATER, AND DRAIN WELL
 SPRINKLE SALT OVER THE BEANS, ADD WATER TO COVER, AND PLACE OVER A MODERATE FLA
 ME 
 BRING TO A BOIL, REDUCE HEAT, AND SIMMER FOR 2-3 HOURS, UNTIL TENDER (ADDING WA
 TER AS NEEDED TO KEEP BEANS COVERED) REMOVE FROM HEAT, SET ASIDE 
 HEAT THE OLIVE OIL IN A DUTCH OVEN, OVER A MEDIUM FLAME 
 ADD THE ONIONS AND BELL PEPPERS, HEAT AND STIR FOR 5-6 MINUTES 
 ADD THE GROUND BEEF, HEAT AND STIR FOR 5-6 MINUTES, UNTIL ALL OF THE REDNESS DI
 SAPPEARS 
 ADD THE BEANS IN LIQUID AND THE REMAINING INGREDIENTS 
 BRING TO A BOIL, REDUCE HEAT TO LOW, COVER, AND SIMMER FOR 60-90 MINUTES 
 SEASON TO TASTE WITH ADDITIONAL SALT AND PEPPER 
 SERVE HOT
 
 
 
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