Black Bean Soup

Written by Chacha on Jul 5th, 2012 in Black beans, Dry Beans, Latin, Meatless Main Dish, Recipe, Soups | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients For the soup: 1 pound dried black beans (preferably Goya brand) 1 smoked ham hock, optional 6 cloves garlic, smashed, peeled, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced 1/2 green pepper, cored, seeded and thinly sliced Extra-virgin olive oil 4 quarts water 1 teaspoon dried Mexican or Greek oregano leaves, crumbled 2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin […]

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Best Black Beans (Habichuelas Negras Guisadas)

Written by Chacha on Jul 5th, 2012 in Black beans, Dry Beans, Latin, Meatless Side dish, Side Dishes, Vegetable | No Comments

Servings: 6 to 8 Ingredients 1 pound dried black beans (preferably Goya) 6 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled, divided 1 large onion, thinly sliced, divided 1/2  green bell pepper, cored, seeded and very thinly sliced Extra-virgin olive oil 4 quarts water 1 teaspoon dried Mexican or Greek oregano leaves, crumbled 2 teaspoon freshly ground cumin 2 teaspoon tomato paste or ¼ cup canned tomato […]

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Grilled Spicy Chicken Breast

Written by Chacha on Jul 5th, 2012 in Barbecue, Boneless Chicken Breast, Grilled, Poultry, Recipe | No Comments

Servings: 6 Ingredients 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 3 small lemons, halved, for serving 2 tablespoon hot melted unsalted butter, for serving Special Equipment An electric spice grinder A meat mallet Plastic wrap For the marinade: 1 tablespoons cumin seeds 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 3 tablespoons freshly squeezed lime juice 3 tablespoons extra-virgin […]

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