Anasazi Bean Soup

Recipe By :Vegetarian Times Complete Thanksgiving Cookbook

Serving Size : 4
1 cup dry Anasazi beans — picked over & rinsed
vegetable stock — or water
1 medium onion — chopped
2 large cloves garlic — pressed or minced
1/4 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
1 jalapeno
OR other pepper — finely chopped
salt to taste
minced green onions and/or cilantro for garnish

Cover beans with water and soak overnight, allowing extra water for expansion. Drain, reserving soaking water. Measure soaking water and add stock or water to equal 6 cups. Pour into pot.

Add remaining ingredients except salt, green onion and/or cilantro, and bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and cook at a low simmer 1 1/2 to 2 hours or until beans are tender. Season with salt to taste and serve hot, garnished with green onion and/or cilantro.

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