- 1 pound dried black beans
- 2 quarts water
- 1 medium onion, chopped
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 teaspoon pepper
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
- 1/2 teaspoon prepared mustard
How to Make It
Sort and wash beans. Place in a large Dutch oven, and cover with water 2 inches above beans; let soak overnight. Drain beans, and return to Dutch oven; add water and onion. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover, and simmer 2 to 3 hours or until tender, adding more water if necessary.
Process beans in electric blender until smooth. Return mixture to Dutch oven; stir in remaining ingredients. Cook over low heat, stirring frequently, until thoroughly heated.