Vegetarian Black Bean Chili

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2 c Dried black beans; soaked
4 lg cloves Garlic; coarsely
3/4 ts Salt
2 tb Ground cumin
2 sm Red onions; cut into 1/4" dice
1 1/2 tb Dried oregano; crumbled
1 c Beer
2 ribs Celery; coarsely chopped
1 c Fresh corn; or thawed frozen
1 sm bunch Flatleaf parsley
8 plum tomatoes; canned
4 Green onions; light and dark
1 md Carrot; coarsely chopped
6 c Water; or more as needed
3 tb White wine vinegar
3 tb Lemon juice
2 tb Paprika
1 ts Freshly-ground black pepper
1 ts Dried red pepper flakes
Crema; or sour cream; see *
1 c jack cheese; Grated
1/4 c olive oil
1 Yellow pepper; cored and cut into 1/4" dice
2 Zucchini; cut into 1/4" dice
1 Red bell pepper; cored and cut into 1/4" dice
1 Green pepper; cored, seeded and cut into 1/2" cubes
=== GARNISH ===

Original recipe makes 6



* Note: See the "Crema" recipe which is included in this collection. Drain the beans and rinse them under running water. In a large soup pot, combine the beans and the water and bring to a boil over medium-high heat, skimming any scum which rises to the surface. Add the beer, return the liquid to a boil, then reduce the heat. Simmer covered for 45 minutes to 1 hour, until the beans are tender but not falling apart. Check the beans occasionally to see if they need more water. Drain in a colander, reserving the cooking liquid. Meanwhile, in a very large, heavy skillet with high sides, heat the olive oil over medium-low heat. Add the red onion, green pepper, celery, and carrot and cook for about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until softened. Add the zucchini and the red and yellow bell peppers, and continue cooking for about 10 minutes more, or until all the vegetables are nicely softened. Add the garlic and cook for about 2 minutes, until the aroma is released. Add 3 cups of the reserved bean-cooking liquid, half of the parsley, the vinegar, and the spices. Cover the pan and simmer for about 30 minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the drained black beans, tomatoes, corn, and lemon juice and cook for 15 minutes more. Stir in the remaining parsley and serve in heated bowls, garnishing each one with a little Crema or sour cream, grated cheese, and green onion. This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings. Recipe Source: TOO HOT TAMALES with Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken From the TV FOOD NETWORK - (Show # TH-6237 broadcast 04-04-1997) Downloaded from their Web-Site - Formatted for MasterCook by Joe Comiskey, aka MR MAD - ~or- 04-16-1997 Recipe by: Susan Feniger and Mary Sue Milliken

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I'm trying this tomorrow. I can't wait
Meekone 3y ago

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