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Beans and Greens in Mole


1 cup dry beans (pinto or black)

1 onion, chopped

1 tablespoon mole powder (negro, dulce, adobo, pipian oe any mole or your choice)

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 teaspoon dried oregano

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon red chile flakes

1 large bunch greens (any greens), finely chopped

Salt to taste


Soak beans overnight. Drain. In a pot, saute onions in olive oil until soft. Add mole powder and chile flakes and saute until fragrant. Add beans and water to cover. Add herbs and bay leaf. Cover and simmer for 1 hour. Add greens and mix. Add salt to taste. Simmer for another 1/2 hour.