Orca Beans with Spicy Tomato Salsa Print

Serves 4

  1. Sort beans and soak overnight in bowl using 3 times as much water as beans. The next morning rinse beans thoroughly with cool water. Put drained beans in saucepan, cover with two inches of fresh water and bring to a slow boil. Reduce heat and simmer uncovered until tender (35-45 minutes). Drain beans, place in serving bowl and drizzle with olive oil.
  2. To prepare salsa: In bowl, combine tomatoes, onions, chili, garlic, salt and lemon juice. Top beans with salsa and garnish with cilantro. Serve with corn chips, if desired.
  • 1 cup dried Orca beans
  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 large red tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 green onions, including half the greens, thinly sliced
  • jalapeno chili, seeded and finely chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • salt to taste
  • fresh cilantro, chopped