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    Thick and Hearty Pinto Bean Chili

      https://blog.fatfreevegan.com/2007/01/thick-and-hearty-pinto-bean-chili.html Thick and Hearty Pinto Bean Chili Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients3 large dried New Mexico chiles (see note above)1 1/2 cups water1 medium onion , chopped4 cloves garlic , minced1 bell pepper , chopped1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes1 8-ounce can tomato sauce (no salt added)3 cups cooked pinto beans (or 2 cans, rinsed and drained)1 teaspoon cumin1 teaspoon oregano1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper1 teaspoon smoked Spanish paprika2 teaspoons cocoa powder1 teaspoon salt (or to taste)1 teaspoon sugar (optional)cayenne or other red pepper , to tasteNote: If you can’t find dried chiles, try substituting 1 cup of vegetable broth plus a tablespoon…

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    Green Split Pea & Pasta Salad

    Green Split Pea & Pasta Salad Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients½ cup dry split peas2 cups water3 cups Farfalle pasta (bow tie pasta)5 cups water5-6 green onion, sliced1 container grape tomatoes, sliced in half lengthwise7-8 fresh basil leaves, chopped1 fresh lemon squeezed¼ cup olive oil1 clove garlic, minced1 tsp. oregano1/8 tsp lemon pepperSalt and pepper to tasteInstructionsBring water to a boil and add split peas, reduce heat to a soft boil for approximately 25 minutes or until they are just tender. Drain and rinse until cool while preparing the remainder of the salad.Bring water to a boil, add pasta and reduce heat to a…

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    Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup

    Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients16 oz dried split peas (about 2 cups)1 1/2 lb ham bone3 carrots, diced1 yellow onion, diced1 shallot, diced2 stalks celery, diced3 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp dried thyme1/2 tsp ground black pepper1 bay leaf6 cups low sodium chicken stockInstructionsIn the bowl of a slow cooker, combine the split peas, carrots, yellow onion, shallot, celery, garlic, thyme, pepper, bay leaf, and chicken stock. Mix well.Add the ham bone on top and nestle into the contents of the slow cooker.Cover and cook on Low for 5-6 hours, or until ham is tender and easily pulls off the…

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    Navy Bean Pie

    Navy Bean Pie Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 (9 inch) pie shell2 eggs, beaten1 cup evaporated milk2/3 cup white sugar2 cups cooked and mashed navy beans3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon ground cloves1/2 teaspoon ground ginger1/2 teaspoon ground nutmegInstructionsPreheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).In a large bowl, combine eggs, evaporated milk, and mashed navy beans. Mix well. Add sugar, salt, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves. Mix until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Pour mixture into pastry shell.Bake in preheated oven for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake an additional 35 minutes.7.8.1.239http://21stcenturybean.com/food/navy-bean-pie/

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    Navy Bean Potato Onion Soup

    Navy Bean Potato Onion Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients8 oz navy beans, raw13 ½ cups water1 tbs canola oil6 oz spring onion, chopped16 oz russet potatoes, cubed1 pinch of black pepper1 tsp salt1 tbs finely chopped parsley leaves(optional) 1 tsp bacon bitsInstructionsSoak navy beans in 8 cups of water for at least 6 hours at room temperature. Use a strainer to drain and collect all beans. Rinse the beans under fresh water before cooking.Transfer the beans into a 4 qt saucepan, add 5 ½ cups of water and boil over high heat with cover on. Foam will be formed during the boiling time;…

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    Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice

    Slow Cooker Red Beans and Rice Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 pound dried small red beans, rinsed and sorted1 sweet onion, diced4 ribs celery, chopped7 oz. smoked boneless pork chops, diced into ½-inch cubes12 ounces andouille sausage, cut in half lengthwise and sliced into ½” thick slices, I use chicken sausage1 tsp. kosher salt, plus more to taste1/2 tsp. cayenne pepper1/2 tsp. dried thyme2 bay leaves6 cloves garlic, minced or crushed4 c. cooked riceInstructionsPrepping the BeansRinse and sort beans. Soak in water overnight. (Place beans in a large pot, and cover with at least two inches of water.)The next morning, drain the soaked beans.…

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    Red Bean Stew

    Red Bean Stew Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients1 pound (2 1/4 cups) red beans, washed, picked over and soaked for 6 hours or overnight in 2 quarts water2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil1 medium or large onion, chopped6 garlic cloves, minced2 carrots, peeled and chopped1 large or 2 small green bell peppers, cut in small dice2 tablespoons sweet Hungarian paprika2 tablespoons tomato paste1 bay leafSalt1 teaspoon oreganoPinch of cayenne2 tablespoons red wine vinegar½ teaspoon sugarFreshly ground pepper½ cup minced fresh parsley, or a combination of parsley and dill½ cup drained yogurt for toppingInstructionsDrain the beans through a strainer set over a bowl. Place the…

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    Smoked Sausage & Black-Eyed Pea Soup

    Smoked Sausage & Black-Eyed Pea Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients16 oz bag dried black eyed peas2 lbs smoked sausage, sliced2 Tbsp bacon drippings or oil1 onion diced1 whole fresh jalapeno, minced3-4 cloves garlic, minced1 can rotel, mild or original1 quart chicken broth3 cups waterInstructionsSoak peas in cold water overnight. Drain the next day.In a dutch oven or large soup pot, brown smoked sausage in oil over medium high heat for 5 minutes.Add onion and cook for 5 more minutes, Reduce heat to medium and add jalapeno and garlic and cook stirring constantly for 2 minutes.Add soaked peas, rotel with juice, chicken broth and…

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    Spicy and Smoky Southern Black Eyed Peas

    Spicy and Smoky Southern Black Eyed Peas Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients6 cups of chicken stock or broth2 pounds of smoked turkey wings (I used two drumsticks)1 pound of black eyed peas1/2 cup diced (finely chopped) white onion4 garlic cloves finely chopped1/2 teaspoon cayenne red pepper1/2 teaspoon black pepper1 tablespoon liquid smokeKosher SaltInstructionsFirst rinse your peas and remove any dirt pieces from your beans.Next, soak the peas before cooking.To soak your peas overnight: Place the peas in a large bowl of water, cover, and place in refrigerator. Let the peas soak for at least 8 hours.For a quick soak method for the peas: Place…

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    French Farmer’s Soup

    French Farmer’s Soup Save Recipe Print Recipe My Recipes My Lists My Calendar Ingredients8 oz. (1 1/4 cups) dried flageolets or baby lima beans, picked over and rinsed1 medium clove garlic, smashed and peeled1 bay leafKosher salt2 Tbs. extra-virgin olive oil1/4 lb. bacon or pancetta (optional)1-1/2 cups shallots and leeks, choppedFreshly ground black pepper4 tsp. fresh thyme, chopped1 cup peeled carrots, cut in 1/4-inch-thick half-moons1 cup peeled celery root, cut in 1/2-inch dice1 cup peeled turnips, cut into 1/2-inch dice5 to 6 cups homemade or lower-salt chicken broth or homemade vegetable broth1 to 2 tsp. white wine vinegar1 cup homemade croutons1/3 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsleyInstructionsPut the beans in a…