MMMMM----- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.01
       Title: Black Beans and Rice
  Categories: Diabetic, Beans, Rice, Main dish, Vegetarian
       Yield: 6 folks
            Ingredients                       1/2 ts Dried whole oregano;
      16 oz (1) pkg dried black beans;        1/4 ts Ground cumin;
       1 md Size green pepper; chopped          3 tb Vinegar;
     1/4 c  Onion; divided chopped              1 ts Salt;
   2 1/2 c  Qts water; divided                  3 c  Rice; cooked hot
       2 cl Garlic; minced                           -cooked without salt/fat
   Sort and wash beans.  Combine beans, green pepper, and 2 tb onion in a
   large Dutch Oven.  Cover with 6 cups of water, and soak overnight. Add
   remaining 4 cups water to Dutch oven; cover and bring to a boil.
   Reduce heat, and simmer 2 1/2 hrs or until beans are tender. Combine
   remaining 2 tb onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin in a small bowl;
   mash mixture, using a fork.  Stir in vinegar. Add vinegar mixture and
   salt to beans. Simmer, uncovered, an additional 20 minutes. Serve
   over hot cooked rice.
   From: All New Cookbook For Diabetics And Their Families Each serving
   amount: 1 cup beans over 1/2 cup rice
   Exchanges: 2 Starch, 1 Vegetable; Chol: 0 mg; Calories: 179 Carbo: 36
   gm; Protein: 8 gm; Fat: Tr.; Fiber: Tr.; Sodium: 424 mg
   Reformated 4 you and yours via Nancy O'Brion and her Meal-Master.
   (from Jungle.Boy via GEnie)