*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                             MEXICAN BEAN STEW
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main dish
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1       cn           Pinto beans -- drained, rinsed
    2       tb            -- Mexican Spice Mix
                         (below)
    2                    Carrots -- cut in 2 chunks
      1/2   c            Zucchini -- cut in 2 chunks
    2       cn           Low sodium tomato sauce
                          -- Mexican Spice Mix
    5       ts           Cumin
    5       ts           Chili powder
    2 1/2   ts           Black pepper
    5       tb           Minced onions, dried
    5       tb           Minced garlic, dried
    2 1/2   ts           Salt
 
   Mexican Bean Stew: Combine pinto beans, seasoning mix,
   vegetables, and tomato sauce in a sauce pan. Add
   enough water to achieve desired consistency. Simmer
   covered for 30-60 minutes. Serve hot.
   
   Mexican Spice Mix: Combine spices and store in a
   covered bottle. Use 3 T mix for every 1 cup of dried
   beans.
   
   Adapted from Recipes to Lower Your Fat Thermostat, by
   LaRene Gaunt
  
 
 
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