Tortillas with Bean Purée


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Appears in
The Food and Life of Oaxaca: Traditional Recipes from Mexico′s Heart

By Zarela Martínez

Published 1997

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This is one of the standard snacks found at Oaxaca City food stands and restaurants.



Place the dried chile in a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Soak for about 20 minutes. Drain well. (It is not necessary to soak canned chipotles.) Coarsely chop half the onion and place in a blender with the drained chile (or canned chipotle chile en adobo), garlic, avocado leaves, beans, and a little of the bean liquid to facilitate blending; reserve the rest. (Alternatively, process i