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Hilde Neubauer's Black Bean Salad Recipe

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This recipe for Hilde Neubauer's Black Bean Salad, by , is from The MacInnes/McSweeney Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Barbara Faust
Added: Monday, October 12, 2009


1 lb. dried black beans, rinsed and picked over
3 qt.s water
3 cs. diced celery
2 medium red onions, chopped
1 1/2 cs. cilantro, coarsely chopped
4 tsps. coarse salt
2 tsps. ground cumin
1 1/2 tsps. ground pepper
1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

1/2 c. extra virgin olive oil
3 T. red wine vinegar
1 clove garlic, minced or rasped
1 tsp. Dijon or Nance's mustard

Bring beans and 1 qt. water to a boil. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain beans and return to pot. Add 2 qts. of water. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer 45 minutes to and hour until tender but not mushy.
Drain beans and put in a large bowl. Add remaining salad ingredients. Mix dressing well. pour over salad and toss to coat.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe takes time but it makes tons and often is the first empty bowl at pot luck but it is not for those who dislike cilantro.




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