1 cup black beans
6 cups water (approx)
2 Avocado leaves
2 tablespoons Manteca or Vegetable oil
salt, to taste
- Check beans for foreign particles, rinse then cover with hot water.
- Bring to the boil, add avocado leaves, cover and then simmer for around three hours or until the beans are tender.
- Add salt, remove the avocado leaves then puree to a smooth paste. Add more water if necessary.
- Heat the Manteca or oil in a wide based pan until smoking. Carefully add the bean paste and fry for 5 minutes or so before stirring. Cook to the desired consistency and check seasoning.