Black Beans& Rice
black beans, dried
green bell peppers
cooked without salt or fat, hot
Sort and wash beans.
Combine beans, green pepper, and 2 tablespoons onion in a large Dutch Oven.
Cover with 6 cups of water, and soak overnight.
Add remaining 4 cups water to Dutch oven; cover and bring to a boil.
Reduce heat, and simmer 2½ hrs or until beans are tender.
Combine remaining 2 tablespoons onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin in a small bowl; mash mixture, using a fork.
Stir in vinegar.
Add vinegar mixture and salt to beans.
Simmer, uncovered, an additional 20 minutes.
Serve over hot cooked rice.