Island Beans

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 8 to 10 servings
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Ingredients

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1/2 pound dried Spanish chorizo sausage, finely chopped

2 cups chopped onions

1 small chili pepper, finely minced

salt

freshly ground black pepper

2 tablespoons chopped garlic

1 pound dried black beans

10 cups chicken stock

1 tablespoon butter

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, over medium heat, add the oil. When the oil is hot add the sausage and brown for 2 minutes. Add the onions and peppers. Season with salt and pepper. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes or until the vegetables are wilted. Stir in the garlic and black beans. Saute for 1 minute. Add the stock and bring the liquid to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer until the beans are creamy and tender, about 2 1/2 hours, stirring occasionally. Stir in the butter and reseason with salt and pepper.