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Bean Melange
From winn

  • 7 different kinds of uncooked beans (and some lentils if you wish) 2 full cups in quantity
  • 3 shredded onions (in rings)
  • 6 large carrots sliced thin
  • 1cup of frozen or fresh peas
  • 1/4 cup of barley
  • 3 tbs of olive oil
  • Seasoning:
  • 3 large garlic buds
  • 1 tbls of oregano.
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp of demarara sugar
  • pepper to taste
  • chilli powder and or curry to your liking
  • 3 cans of stewed tomatoes
Serves: 14. Preparation time: 6 hrs.

Sautee onions.
Roller Boil All the beans for 1/2 hour.
Pour off water.
Bring back to simmer and do so for 4 to 5 hrs with enough water to "double" cover the beans.
Add water as you go if needed.
THROW EVERYTHING in together and leave until done Freezes well in portions.
Very healthy - add what you want.
It is a "meaty" dish.