The earthy flavor of Black Rice and Black Beans with hot chilies and smoked salt, make this a perfect hot dish for a crisp night!
Fast, easy and ready when you are.
Yields 4 – 6 servings
- 2 cups Black Rice
- 2 cups Black Beans
- 2 cups of a mirepoix (onions, celery, and carrots, chopped)
- 3 cloves garlic, crushed
- 1 tablespoon smoked salt
- 3 Thai chilies, chopped, or ¼ teaspoon dried
- 2 tablespoons dried herbs – oregano, thyme, rosemary
- 10 cups water
Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Toss in all the ingredients. Bring back to a boil. Lower, cover, and simmer for an hour. Puree a cup or so of the beans and rice soup, and return it to the soup to thicken it. That’s it!
Serve with a dollop of Avocado Cream.
Avocado Cream Ingredients
- 1 soft avocado
- 1 ½ cups mascarpone
- 1 clove garlic, crushed
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- Salt to taste
Toss the ingredients into a blender, or simply mash with a fork, and you have a delicious dollop for the soup, or schemer it on a piece of crusty bread!