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Quick and Simple Red Beans with Baked Sweet Potatoes

Baked Sweet Potatoes:

Scrub 24 yams or sweet potatoes, place on baking sheet and pierce each one a few times with a fork.  Bake at 400° on the convection setting for one hour.

Quick & Simple Red Beans:
– 10 cans kidney beans
– 1 pkg garlic cloves (around 15 or more cloves)
– 1 bag small yellow onions
Strain beans and add fresh water or veggie broth to just cover them. Set them on the stove (medium heat), and bring to simmer. Mince garlic and onions.  Soften/clarify them in olive oil and add to beans. Drain off excess water. Salt and pepper to taste.
Peanut Relish
– 1 cup crunchy peanut butter
– 3 red or yellow bell peppers, diced
– 1/2 cup chopped peanuts
– red pepper flakes and black pepper to taste
Mix everything together. Add extra peanut or olive oil if mix seems too thick or dry.

Prepared with our help by Richard on February 12, 2012

Posted in: Recipes

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