- B Vitamins: are necessary for healthy brain and nerve cells, for normal functioning of the skin, nerves and digestive system.
- Calcium: for strong bones and teeth and to help keep the body more alkaline, rather than acidic.
- Potassium: helps reduce the risk of high blood pressure and stroke.
- Folate: a B vitamin that our bodies don't produce yet dry beans are our single best source of this important vitamin which helps protect against heart disease and cancer.
1 - 16 oz. bag dried Kidney Beans
1 - 16 oz. jar Fresh Corn Salsa
Sliced Pickled Jalapeno Peppers (to taste)
Salt and pepper to taste
In a large stock pot, using the "quick soak" method, boil kidney beans in 8 cups water for 2 minutes. Remove from heat, cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and rinse beans well. Place beans and 6 cups fresh water in a large stock pot and bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 1 hour or until beans are soft. Rinse beans in cold water and drain. In a large mixing bowl, combine Fresh Corn Salsa (with liquid) and cooked kidney beans. Toss in some pickled jalapeno pepper slices and stir well. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place mixture into a covered bowl and refrigerate several hours before serving.
Yield: 6-8 servings