Heirloom Seven Bean Soup - Instructions
In a medium mixing bowl, mix beans together, cover with cold water and soak overnight.
The next day:
In a large skillet over medium heat, sauté the beef in vegetable oil until it begins to change color but
not turn brown. Lower heat, add the onion and garlic. Stir until fragrant. Add dry spices. Stir to
combine and heat.
Drain beans. Place beans, beef broth, and tomatoes into a 7 quart slow cooker. Add meat and spice
mixture. Set slow cooker on low, cover and cook for 10 hours.
Serve garnished with cheese, sour cream, lime and cilantro.
Serves 8 to 10.
Tip: Prepared in a slow cooker, it's easy to make for a crowd.