Americana Timbale of Peppers, Hominy, and Black Beans

Ingredients

  • Good tasting extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 medium onions, cut into ¼-inch dice
  • 2 large sweet bell peppers, 1 red, 1 yellow, cut into ½ inch dice
  • 4 long, thin-skinned sweet red or pale green peppers, such as Italian frying or sweet peppers, Marconi, banana, sweet Hungarian, or cubanelle, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice, (If not available, use 3 more large red bells, seeded and cut into ½-inch dice)
  • 1 to 3 fresh, moderately hot or hot chilies, seeded and fine chopped (optional)
  • salt and fresh ground black pepper
  • juice of 2 large limes, divided
  • 3 large garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-½ inch piece fresh ginger, minced
  • 1-½ tablespoons West Indies Spice Blend (see below)
  • 1 28-ounce can whole tomatoes and their liquid, crushed with your hands as they go into the pot, or pureed in a blender (do not use canned pureed tomatoes)
  • 1-½ cups cooked rice (½ cup raw)
  • 29-ounce can whole hominy/posole (a.k.a. maize blanco), rinsed and well drained
  • Description

    Recipe For Peppers, Hominy, And Black Beans From The Splendid Table's Recipe Box, An Extensive Compilation Of Cooking, Baking, And Entertaining Recipes From American Public Media's The Splendid Table. Hosted By Lynne Rossetto Kasper, The Splendid Table Is

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