Black Beans

  • 1 cup of organic black beans
  • 4 cups of bone or organic chicken stock
  • 1 bay leaf

Instructions:

  1. Rinse then soak beans overnight in filtered water.
  2. When ready to cook, strain beans, rinse again then add to a stockpot with stock and bay leaf.
  3. Cook with lid on, but leaving a small hole for some air to escape.
  4. Cook for 1.5 hours or until beans are soft and fully cooked through.
  5. Keep checking liquid to make sure the beans are still covered with liquid.
  6. Add additional stock or filtered water.
  7. Can be served as finger food as individual beans, or you can let cook, place in a food processor and puree until at desired consistency.
  8. If not using in in the next two days, scoop into ice cube trays, cover with foil and freeze for at least 3 hours..
  9. Remove from trays and store in a freezer-safe container.

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