Garlic Flavored Black Bean Soup
|Black beans||12 Ounce|
|Ham hocks||2 Small|
|Cooking oil||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Vinegar||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Water||1 1⁄4 Quart|
Wash black beans well: cover with 5 C.
water and soak overnight.
Using same soaking water bring beans to boil, cook 2 minutes.
Cover and let stand 1 hour without heat.
Fry slightly: onion, green peppers and garlic in cooking oil.
Combine all the ingredients except the vinegar which is added a few minutes before the beans are ready to be served.
Cook beans on low heat until tender (2 hrs.) and liquid is of a thick consistency.
Serve beans over long grain rice and topped with chopped onions.