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  1. 3 c Cooked brown rice

  2. 1 1/3 c Cooked black beans or -blackeyed peas, pinto -beans, Etc. (about 1/2 cup -uncooked) 3 Cloves garlic, minced

  3. 1 lg Onion, chopped

  4. 1 sm Can chiles, chopped

  5. 1/2 lb Ricotta cheese, thinned with

  6. -a little low fat milk or Yogurt until spreadable 3/4 lb Shredded Monterrey Jack

  7. -cheese 1/2 c Shredded cheddar cheese

  8. 350 degree F. Mix together rice, beans, garlic, onion, and chilies. In a casserole, spread alternating layers of the rice-beans mixture, ricotta cheese, and jack cheese, ending with a layer of rice and beans. Bake for 30 minutes. During the last few minutes of baking, sprinkle cheddar cheese over the top. Garnish before serving. Complementary protein: rice and beans and milk products From: DIET FOR A SMALL PLANET by Frances Moore Lappe' ISBN

  9. 0-345-30691-0. Random House, New York.

  10. 1971-82 Posted by: Karin Brewer, Cooking Echo,


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