Sunday, November 2, 2008

Black Bean Tart

1 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. cumin
1 tsp. chili powder
1 tsp. paprika
1/2 tsp. salt
6 Tb. butter
4-6 Tb. water

Combine dry ingredients and then cut in butter. Add water until it forms a ball.

2 cans black beans, rinsed & drained
2 Tb. sour cream
1 pack frozen corn, thawed
1 Tb. oil
1 c. chopped red pepper
1/2 c. chopped green onion
1/4 - 1/2 c. fresh cilantro, minced
1-2 jalapeno peppers, seeded & chopped
1/4 tsp. pepper
1 1/2 c. monterey jack cheese
sour cream, opt.

Press crust into bottom and up the side of an ungreased 9 in. tart pan. Chill 15 min. Line un-pricked crust w/double thickness of foil. Bake at 350 degrees for 10 min., remove foil and bake for 8-10 min. longer until golden.

In blender, combine 1 c. beans, sourcream, 1/2 tsp. salt until smooth. Spread over crust. Saute corn in oil until tender. Remove from heat and add pepper, onions, cilantro, jalapenos, cheese, peppers and remaining beans. Pour on top of puree. Bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes. Serve w/sour cream if desired.

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