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Spicy Black Beans and Yellow Rice

Ingredients

  • Spicy Black Beans

  • 2 cups dried black beans picked over, soaked over night

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil

  • 0.5 medium onion diced

  • 1 jalapeno chilli chopped

  • 2 cloves garlic chopped

  • 1 bay leaf

  • freshly ground black pepper

  • kosher salt

  • Yellow Rice

  • 2 cups long grain rice

  • 4 cups water

  • 2 cloves garlic smashed

  • 1 tablespoon turmeric

  • 1 tablespoon kosher salt

  • 1 bay leaf

Method

  • Spicy Black Beans:

  • 1.

    For the beans: In a large pot, soak beans overnight covered in water by 2 inches. Drain and set aside.

  • 2.

    In the same pot, heat the olive oil. Add the onion, jalapeno pepper, garlic, and bay leaf and cook until the vegetables begin to soften, about 5 minutes. Add the beans and cover with water by about 1-inch. Bring to a boil, reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for 1 to 1 1/2 hours, or until the beans are tender. Remove the bay leaf and discard. Taste the beans and season with salt and pepper.

  • Yellow Rice:

  • 1.

    For the rice: Put all the ingredients into a heavy-bottomed pot, stir well, and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Reduce the heat to a simmer, cover, and cook over low heat until the rice has absorbed the water, about 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from the heat and let sit, covered, for 5 minutes. Discard the garlic and bay leaf, fluff with a fork, and serve.

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