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Black Beans Recipe

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This recipe for Black Beans, by , is from The Hansen Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Michelle Dupre


1 lb black beans
1 large onion
1 green bell pepper
1 head of garlic
2 palm fulls of salt
a lot of water

Carefully sort through beans making sure to take out rocks or really ugly beans
Rinse/ wash beans three times
Let beans soak in crock pot ( no heat ) overnight
Cut onion and Bell pepper into very large pieces
Peel 5 cloves of garlic or more whatever you want
Put into crock pot
Add salt
Cover and cook on low heat for 8 hours

When serving in soup form take out onion, bell pepper, and garlic. Great in a bowl with rice on the bottom or served as soup with a dollop of sour cream and some French bread.

When you are ready for a change in beans you can blend them in the blender with the veggies and add a little bit of water and cook them in a saucepan. The more you cook them on a saucepan the harder they will become and it will be like re-fried beans and is great over toast with a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese.

* beans freeze well

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Derek actually makes them better than I do LOL !!!! Maybe it is just because he is doing it and not me.




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