Facebook0Twitter0Linkedin0Email0Xhttp://www.yummly.com/favicon.ico Yummly0 print Easy | Servings: 6 | Ready In: 75 minutes + Soaking | Yield: 3 cups Black turtle beans are simmered with onion, garlic, bay, and dried chipotle pepper for this easy, essential Mexican recipe. The smells will transport you to el casa de una mujer en la puebla. Make a pot of this healthy, gluten-free, vegan recipe and enjoy over Quinoa Fiesta Salad, with Charred Poblano Mushroom Tacos, or just topped with some fresh Guacamole. Ingredients 1 cup dried black beans, soaked 6-8 hours 1 medium onion 2 cloves garlic 1 bay leaf 1 dried chipotle pepper (to taste) Salt and pepper, to taste How It’s Done: To Soak the beans: Cover the beans with about 4-6 inches of water. Soak the beans for at least 6 hours, or overnight. After soaking, thoroughly rinse the beans under running water until the water runs clear. After the initial soaking, beans will double or triple in size. To cook the beans: Place the beans, onion, bay leaf, garlic, and chipotle in a medium pot. Cover with a couple inches of water. Place the lid on, bring to a boil, reduce to a simmer, and let it go for about 40-70 minutes, depending on the age of your beans. Do not salt your beans during the cooking as this tends to make them tougher and prolong the cooking. Skim off any suds that might come to the surface of the cooking liquid. To serve: Beans are done when tender and Advertisements
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