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Chorizo and Black Eyed Beans

8 small chorizo (spicy) sausages

1 cup black eyed beans

1 onion sliced

1/2 red capsicum, diced

1 tablespoon fresh thyme, chopped

1 teaspoon chicken stock

1 cup cauliflower florets


Soak beans overnight in 2 cups water. Once soaked rinse and add another 2 cups of water. Bring to the boil then simmer for 30 minutes. Do not salt.

Begin browning the sausages over a medium heat.

You may need to add a little oil if the sausages aren't releasing much fat.

After 5 minutes add the beans and fry for a further 5 minutes.

Add the onion and capsicum and fry until the onions are soft.

Add 2 cups of hot water, thyme and stock.

Bring to the boil then simmer for 30 minutes.

Add cauliflower 5 minutes before serving.

The beans will help to thicken the sauce a little but if you prefer a thicker sauce you can thicken with flour. In a small pottle mix 1/4 cup water with 2 teaspoons flour. Stir into the pan and simmer to thicken.

Serve with potatoes or couscous.


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