Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Black beans with chard and green tomatoes.

Layer in the 5" oval pot
Half a large onion chopped medium and fried until it changes color in a table spoon of oil. About six minutes.
One large clove garlic minced
One large stalk of celery chopped small
One small carrot chopped small
Six green tomatoes chopped medium
Dry red chilly flakes to taste.
One spicy green chilly chopped small. Skip if necessary.
One bunch chard cut in thin strips and washed.
Tuck in one small branch rosemary or herbs of choice.
Drizzle two table spoons olive oil.
Salt to taste.
Cook for two hours in the winter position.
Remove and toss Rosemary branch.
Mix with cup of cooked black beans.
Top with half a tablespoon balsamic vinegar.
Mix well, correct for salt and serve.

For the black beans soak one cup overnight in four cups water. Bake in the oven at 280 deg for two and a half hours. There may not be enough sun this time of year to make sure to start early.
Salt when done.

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