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Cream of Beans

Cream of Beans
Serves: 2


1 can
black beans without the juice (16 ounces)
1 cup
fat free or low fat milk
2 tablespoons
olive oil
1 clove
garlic, finely minced
2 tablespoons
white onion, finely chopped
1/4 cup
red or green pepper (2 ounces)
1/4 cup
chopped carrots (2 ounces)
2 tablespoons
chopped celery

salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a medium size pot, heat the olive oil at medium temperature, add the garlic and the onion and cook for 3 minutes. Add the rest of the vegetables and cook for 3-5 more minutes.
  2. Add the beans and condiments (salt and pepper); mix, cover and bring to a boil. Boil for about 10 minutes.
  3. Blend the mix in a blender/mixer and pour back into the pot. Add the milk and heat for a few minutes without bringing to a boil.

If desired, serve with sour cream, chopped tomato, avocado, chopped hot peppers, cilantro and hot corn tortillas.

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