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Tex Mex Red Beans

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Ingredients
  Red kidney beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), dried
  Olive oil/Canola oil 2 Tablespoon
  Onions 2 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), finely chopped
  Sweet peppers 2 , chopped (Red Or Green)
  Canned crushed tomatoes 14 Ounce (1 Can)
  Bay leaf 1
  Dried thyme 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Vegetable stock 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

MAKING
1. Pour in some cold water over the beans and let it stand for about 8 hours. Allow the beans to soak in the water.
2. Drain the beans.
3. In a large pot, bring the beans to boil in 2 quarts water for 10 minutes and then simmer for about 45 minutes. Drain the beans again.
5. Use a Dutch oven and heat some oil. Saute the onions and garlic for 5 minutes. Add the diced 5. sweet peppers and saute for additional 5 minutes.
6. Stir in tomatoes, cumin, herbs, pepper and salt. Boil the mixture.
7. Add the beans and stock. Simmer for 20 minutes uncovered and throw away the bay leaf.

SERVING
8. Serve hot in a serving dish.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Mexican
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Simmering
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
100 Minutes
Ready In: 
115 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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