*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
                        Tutu a Mineira ( Bean Puree)
 Recipe By     : Miriam Podcameni Posvolsky
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Courses
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      lb            black beans
    1                    onions -- chopped
      1/4  lb            bacon
    2      cloves        garlic
    1      tbsp          chopped parsley
    1      tbsp          chopped green onions
    1                    pork sausage
                         bay leaf
                         sausages (kielbasa ok)
    3                    onions -- sliced
    3                    hard boiled eggs
                         water to cover beans by 6
      1/2  to 1 cup      corn flour or yucca flour
 1. Soak beans overnight or place them in a stockpot with cold water bring
 to a boil. Cover, turn off heat and let stand 1 hour.
 2. Add bacon, 1 sausage and bay leaf and bring to a boil. Turn down heat
 and simmer covered until beans are cooked.
 3. Heat a pan with  oil and cook chopped onion  and garlic until onion is
 4. Place beans, cooked onion mixture, salt, pepper and parsley in food
 processor ( you may have to do this in parts) and run the machine until it
 becomes a cream.
 5. Return this cream to the pot and bring to a boil stirring.
 6. Add the corn flour to the beans slowly stirring well ( as if you were
 making polenta).
 7. Keep stirring until thick like a puree.
 8. Meanwhile bake kielbasa to taste.
 9. Fry sliced onions in oil until soft
 10 Serve with the kielbasa,fried onions decorated with quartered hard
 boiled eggs.
 Serve with kale, rice  and very hot chili on the side.
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 NOTES : You may serve the tutu with baked pork loin  instead of the
 kielbasa or in addition to it
 In Sao Paulo this dish is called virado and is served topped with fried
 eggs in place of the hard boiled eggs.