LiFE 8t L30 November, 1969 Beans Build Muscles Dried beans alld pea", are inexpensive sources of protein -the muscle bUilder. They are best if some meat. cheese, egg or milk is In the recipe, too. If you buy beans, they cost only 2·3; per person for a serving. Quite asaving from the cost of meat. Remember 1 cup of dried beans makes "'2"3 cups cooked beans, TO COOK BEANS. Wash beans. Put beans in pan, cover with waler, boi I for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Co' ver. Let stand 1 hour or overnight. Add salt and boil !!,i'II11y 2 hours or until tender. Watch and add more water if needed. Boiling hard & stirring while boiling breaks beans so just simmer not a rolling boil. n4 teaspoon soda in cooking water may speed softening.) by Marjorie Stevenson Home Economics Specialist Cooperative Extension Service Max C. Fleischmann College 01 Agriculture University of Nevada Reno Cooperative Exteosion work in fI((rkullUre find home economics, Slale of Nevada. The University of N,'vada College of Agriculture and the U.S. Departmonl of Agriculture cooperuling. Distributed in furtherance of purpost:s prnvidlld for by Arts of Con((ress of May 8 and June 30, 1914. Dale W. lIoh",onl, Dean "nd Dirl'clor J. 1", Slr'in, Associal(' Diro,ll" SAVORY BEAN STEW (Serves 8) Choose any dried beans· or dry peas, Instead. Soak and cook 11/2 cups beans or peas using method on frolll of leallet. In anolher pan, heat 3 lablespoons 1111<1 or bacon fat. Brown 12 cup chopped onion in fat, add '7 pound lean meat or chopped ('III1I/,'tI"h'U/. Stir and cook slowly for 5 minutes. Combine meat, onion. and 3 cups ('111111"" IUII/Il/(II'S with cooked beans. Add sail & pepper to taste, Simmer 30 minutes or until meat IS tender & flavors blend. CHILE CON CARNE Add 2-4 tablespoons Chili powder and some garliC, il desired, to above recipe. BEANS IN CHEESE SAUCE (4 servings) Melt 1 tablespoon "I/II,'r or margarine. Blend In 1 table· spoon flollr to make smooth mixture, Add 1 CLIP ruconstituted dry milll and cook over low heat. Stir constantly until thickener!. Add 12 teaspoon salt and I cup grated "I/('(~s(' & stir until it melts. Add 3 cups cooked beans. Heat thoroughly over low heat or put in greased baking dish and bake at 350 degrees for 20 minutes. MEXICAN STYLE BEANS (S erves 8) Wash and soak 2 cups beans overnight In 1 quart water. Next day, bring to bOil in lLj quarts water and let them simmer. (Add bacon rinds, if you like the flavor., AI the end of 2 hours, add a minced clove of garlic, 1 large dried red chili pepper or chili powder and salt to taste. Tile cooked juice should be thick. If desifed, masn beans and add grated d"'",,,,.