Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Frijoles Revueltos

Refried Black Beans

1 cup black beans
6 cups water (approx)
2 Avocado leaves
2 tablespoons Manteca or Vegetable oil
salt, to taste
  1. Check beans for foreign particles, rinse then cover with hot water.
  2. Bring to the boil, add avocado leaves, cover and then simmer for around three hours or until the beans are tender.
  3. Add salt, remove the avocado leaves then puree to a smooth paste. Add more water if necessary.
  4. 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.

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