*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                          TORTILLA BLACK BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 2    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Beans
                 Mexican
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2       tb           Vegetable oil
      1/4   c            Diced celery
      1/4   c            Diced onion
      1/4   c            Diced bell pepper
    1 1/2   c            Black beans
    2       c            Of water
    2       ts           Salt
    2                    Corn tortillas
    2       tb           Cilantro (Chinese parsley)
 
   Boil black beans in water for 2 minutes; remove from
   heat. Let soak in cooking water for 1 hour, or
   overnight if preferred. Saute celery, onion, and bell
   pepper in oil, until slightly tender. Then in bean
   soup, add salt, cilantro, and saute vegetables.
   Covered and simmer, until beans are soft, about 2 to 3
   hours. Slightly mash some beans, and stir.
   
   In frying pan, warm up tortillas on both sides until
   they are bendable. Put a tortilla in bowl, then ladle
   black bean soup on top of the tortilla. Makes 2
   servings.
  
 
 
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