Anasazi Beans in a Crockpot

Ingredients:

1 lb dried Anasazi beans
4 1/2 cups water
2 T olive oil
1/2 green bell pepper, chopped
1/2 sweet onion, chopped
2 t New Mexican Chili Powder
1 t garlic powder
1/2 t Mexican oregano
1/4 t ground black pepper
1 pinch of either ground Guajillo (mild to medium heat) or Cayenne (spicy) pepper (optional)
Pinch sugar
12 oz smoked sausage, sliced
2 t chicken base
1 large jalapeno, cleaned, but left whole Read More


Mayocoba Bean and Sausage Stew

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Ingredients:

1 crockpot
1 lb dry Mayocoba beans
5 cups water
1 T olive oil
1/2 sweet onion, chopped
1 green pepper, deseeded and chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 t cumin
1 t Mexican oregano
1/4 t ground black pepper
1/4 t annatto
1 bay leaf
1 t chicken base
1 t olive oil
1 lb smoked sausage, cut into pieces
Additional water if needed
Optional: 1 large jalapeno stem shortened, but left intact, or 2 tablespoons chopped Hatch peppers (hot or mild), or 2 serrano peppers, chopped

Garnish: Tabasco sauce, chopped cilantro Read More