Black Bean Ancho Chile

Black Bean Ancho Chile

* Exported from MasterCook *

Black Bean Ancho Chile

Recipe By : Best of Gourmet
Serving Size : 3 Preparation Time :0:00
Categories : Beans/Legumes/Pulses Chiles
Chilis & Stews

Amount Measure Ingredient, Preparation Method
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1 med onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic
1-1/2 tbsp vegetable oil
1/2 tbsp ground cumin
1 (16oz) can black beans, rinsed & drained
1-1/2 oz dried ancho chiles (about 2-3), stemmed, seeded and chopped
3-2/3 cups water
1 (14 oz) can tomatoes including juice, puree coarsely
1/2 cup vegetable broth
1/2 orange bell pepper (or red), chopped
1/2 tsp dried Mexican oregano, crumbled
1/8 cup fresh coriander (cilantro), or to taste
2 tbsp fresh lime juice
avocado salsa, or your favorite
sour cream, as garnish

In a hot pan over medium heat, saute onions and garlic until onions are

When soft, add cumin and saute a few minutes.

Add canned beans; saute for a couple of minutes and set aside.

In small pan on medium heat, slightly char ancho pieces.

When you start to smell their fragrance, remove them and put them in a blender with water.

Puree until smooth, set aside.

Add onion-bean mixture, pureed chiles, and rest of ingredients except salsa, cilantro and lime juice to crockpot.

Cook on LOW 8-9 hours.

After 7 hrs, add lime juice and cook for another hour or so until it tastes right

Serve over white rice or grits, garnished with salsa and sour cream, plus chopped cilantro.

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