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1 Heat the refried beans in a medium sauté pan or cast iron skillet

  • 2 cups of refried beans, either from one 15-ounce can or homemade
  • 1 teaspoon (or more) of bacon fat (or 1 strip of bacon, cooked and minced) optional
  • 1 teaspoon of chipotle powder, Tabasco chipotle sauce, or adobo sauce, more to taste (or plain chili powder to taste)
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • Salt
  • 1 cup shredded cheddar or Monterey Jack cheese
  • 1/4 cup chopped green Anaheim chiles (canned) OR a Tbsp of chopped pickled jalapenos (more to taste)
  • 1 avocado, peeled and chopped
  • 1 hot house tomato, cut in half horizontally, seeds and juice gently squeezed out and discarded, chopped
  • 1/3 cup of sour cream, or if you can get it Crema Mexicana (Mexican sour cream)
  • 1/2 small can of sliced ripe black olives
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This hearty, healthy black bean soup is easily made in the crock pot or on top of the stove

  • 1 pound package dried black beans
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans chicken broth (can use beef broth or 1 can of each)
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 green bell pepper, finely chopped (could use jalapeno or chili pepper)
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 ham bone or 1 cup cooked ham (could use salt pork or bacon, too)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • Pinch of cayenne or few drops of hot sauce
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