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    Frijoles De Olla (beans Cooked in a Pot)

  • 4 1/2 qt Water
  • 1 1/3 lb Dried black beans, washed and soaked overnight
  • 2 White onions, halved
  • 3 Heads garlic, halved, OR 10 cloves garlic, whole
  • Salt to taste
  • 30 Epazote OR cilantro leaves
  • From the Gulf [of Campeche] area.
  • Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan or clay pot. Add beans, onion, and garlic. Cook at a slow boil for 1 1/2 hours or until beans are done. Add salt after 1 hour of cooking.

    Blend 1 cup beans in a blender or food processor with a little cooking water. Add bean mixture to remaining beans. Stir in epazote.

    Serve beans with chopped green onion, chile serrano, chopped cilantro, and tomato or with fresh cream and grated cheese.

    Makes 8 servings.

    From: "THE TASTE OF MEXICO" by Patricia Quintana
    Posted By: Karin Brewer to Soar
    Post Date: ???

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