Black turtle beans are also known as black
Spanish beans, Tampico beans and Venezuelan beans.
These black beans are traditionally used in
Mexican and Latin American recipes.
These are not the beans used in oriental
recipes (see Black soybeans).
2 C. Black
Turtle Beans *
6 C. water
2 cloves garlic crushed
1 onion studded with 10 cloves
2 onions chopped
1 green pepper chopped
6 tomatoes, chopped
1 bunch chopped scallions
1 dash Tabasco
1/2 onion chopped
1 clove garlic crushed
1 T lemon juice
Combine beans, water, garlic, studded onion, 2 chopped onion and green
pepper and bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 2 hours.
Mix together remaining ingredients to make salsa and set in frig to chill
Remove beans mix and discard clove studded onion.
Serve over hot rice and top with salsa.
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