From Carefirst.com – Vitality Magazine – Issue 1 2009
2 pounds black beans
2 cups chopped onions
1 cup chopped sweet pepper any color – yellow, green, red
3 cloves crushed garlic
1 or 2 teas chili powder depending on taste
2 teas cumin
2 teas dried cilantro
1 – 28 ounce can of tomatoes
salt and pepper to taste
fat-free or light sour cream
green onions chopped
Soak beans according to package directions. Rinse.
Add the oinion, pepper, garlic, and spices to 3 quarts of water. Bring to a boil and then reduce to low heat. Simmer for about 2 hours until beans are soft and water is gone. Add tomatoes, and cook until heated through. Garnish with sour cream and chopped green onions. Serves 4-6.