Beans and Rice with Cummin

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Beans and Rice with Cummin
Thu, 07-26-2007 - 11:26am

  • sliced jalapeno peppers (optional) .
  • 3 c sliced onions .
  • 3-4 sliced jalapenos .
  • 4 bay leaves .
  • 6-8 garlic cloves .
  • lemon wedges (optional) .
  • 4 1/2 c water .
  • 2 c instant brown rice .
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin .
  • 2 tsps salt .
  • cilantro (optional) .
  • 1 lb dried black beans, soaked rinsed & drained .
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Directions


  • Step #1 Combine beans, garlic, water, cumin, onion, jalapenos, bay leaves, salt & pepper in slow cooker (aka crockpot).
  • Step #2 Cover up; cook on HIGH for 4-5 hrs.
  • Step #3 Remove & discard bay leaves.
  • Step #4 Stir in instant rice; cover & cook 15 more mins.
  • Step #5 Garnish soup with cilantro, extra jalapenos & lemon wedges, if desired.

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