Preparation / Directions:
dash Cayenne pepper (opt)
Place beans and water in a large pot. Soak overnight.
Bring to a boil, cover, reduce heat, and cook until tender, about 2 to 3 hours. Add onion, yams, carrot, celery, and leek. Cook for 30 minutes. Add remaining ingredients. Cook an additional 30 minutes.
Serving Suggestions: Pour into individual bowls or over any whole grain.
Also good as a topping for potatoes or whole-wheat bread. Helpful Hint: This dish can easily be made in a slow cooker.
Add all ingredients at once and cook on the high heat setting for 8 to 10 hours. Be sure to soak the beans overnight before you begin.