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                           BLACK BEAN SOUP (RAPP)
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Vegetarian
                 Appetizers
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       lb           Black beans, soaked
    8       c            Water
    2       tb           Salt
    1       c            Onion, chopped
    1       c            Green pepper, chopped
    1       c            Celery, chopped
    1       c            Carrots, chopped
    8       tb           Olive oil
    6                    Garlic cloves
    1       tb           Cumin
    4       ts           White vinegar
    1       t            Soy sauce
 
   Simmer beans in water till soft.
   
   Saute onions, pepper, celery & carrots in olive oil
   til the onions turn golden brown.  Add garlic, cumin,
   vinegar & soy sauce.  Cook, stirring for 3 minutes.
   
   Drain about 1/2 c water from beans & add it to the
   saute.  Cook over a low heat for 30 minutes.
   
   Combine vegetables with beans.  Cook for another 30
   minutes, adding more water if necessary.
   
   Joel Rapp, “Mother Nature’s Vegetarian Feasts”
  
 
 
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