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                   SPICY VEGETABLE SOUP WITH BLACK BEANS
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups/stews                      Vegetables
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       md           Onion, chopped
    4       lg           Garlic cloves, minced
      1/2   c            Red wine, stock, or water
   28       oz           Can crushed tomatoes
    4       c            Water or stock
    1                    Green bell pepper, diced
    2                    Stalks celery, diced
    2       c            Sliced okra
    2       ts           Finely minced fresh ginger
                         (don't omit ginger)
    1       t            Each dried oregano, dried
                         Thyme, paprika, and ground
                         Cumin
      1/4   ts           Each black pepper and
                         Cayenne pepper
    1       c            Diced zucchini
   15       oz           Can black beans, with liquid
    1                    To 2 tablespoons soy sauce
    4       c            Cooked brown rice
 
   Braise the onion and garlic in wine until onion is
   soft.  Add tomatoes, water, green pepper, celery,
   okra, ginger, and seasonings; simmer for 15 minutes.
   
   Add the diced zucchini and the black beans with their
   liquid, cover and cook until the zucchini is just
   tender, about 10 minutes.  Add soy sauce to taste.
   
   Serve over cooked brown rice.
   
   Source: Food for Life, Neal Barnard, MD, Library No.
   613.262B, Page 230
  
 
 
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