Black-eyed Beans (500g)

R30.00

Beans and lentils are a good source of protein, carbohydrates, B-complex vitamins and many minerals.  High in folate, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, calcium and selenium.  Packed with saponins, an anti-inflammatory compound which helps your immune system protect against cancer, and lowers cholesterol.  Good source of fibre.

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TO PREPARE:

Guideline:  1 cup of dry beans will make 2½ cups of cooked beans – about 4 servings.

Rinse to remove any dirt and stones

  • Cover with 3 – 4 times the volume in warm water and soak overnight
  • Discard old water.  Add fresh water and bring to the boil
  • Pour this water off and add a fresh batch, and continue boiling until beans are soft
  • In place of salt try our vegetable stock for delicious flavour

Cooking time:  60 minutes for most beans, 60 minutes for lentils, 4 hours for chickpeas

RECIPE

  1. BLACK EYED BEAN ROLL UPS OR SOUP
  • 1 – 3 LARGE eggplants cut into ½ cm slices or cubed for soup
  • 1 – 2 Cup homemade tomato sauce or leek and tomato sauce

         2. For Stuffing:

  • 2 – 3 medium potatoes cut into cubes
  • 2 medium leeks sliced
  • ½ yellow, red or orange bell pepper, sliced into 1-inch-long strips
  • 2 Cups cooked beans or 1 can black eyed beans, drained and rinsed

        3. Seasonings:

  • 1 tsp fresh or dried oregano
  • ½ tsp dried thyme
  • ½ tsp sage
  • M-A Seasoning Salt and Garlic & Herb Salt to taste – about ½ tsp each
  • Grill the eggplant for about 5 minutes each side until golden brown and soft
  • Dry fry the leeks until soft  Add cubed potatoes, sliceed bell pepper and saute gently.
  • Add drained and rinsed black beans along with oregano, thyme and sage.
  • Stir well and heat through.   Cook until the potatoes are soft,  then add cubed, cooked eggplant for soup

TO MAKE  AS SOUP

Add 4 cups water and tomato puree or simmer gently until thick.  Serve with gluten free foccacia.

Weight 0.5 kg

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