Total Time
45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a dish my friend Susan served us when we went to eat at her house. She said she got it out of Southern Living but I don't know which issue as this was several years ago.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In a large cast-iron pot, cover the black beans with water and bring to a boil.
  2. Turn off heat; let the beans soak for at least four hours.
  3. Turn on heat; add 1 1/2 cups onions and 8 cloves garlic; simmer until beans are tender.
  4. Drain liquid from beans (beans an be cooked in advance and frozen until needed).
  5. Add tomatoes to beans and cook on low heat.
  6. Meanwhile, brown ground beef in skillet with remaining onion, green pepper, 4 cloves garlic, salt, pepper, chili powder, cumin and red pepper.
  7. Drain off fat and add meat mixture to beans and tomatoes.
  8. Heat through.
  9. Serve on individual plates.
  10. Garnish with accompaniments.

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