Mole Pinto Beans

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Servings: 6
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30mins
Ingredients
  • 2 cups tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 1⁄2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 green pepper, peeled, seeded and diced
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened chocolate (or cocoa powder)
  • 3 tablespoons sesame seeds, roasted
  • 2 tablespoons masa harina (Mexican corn tortilla flour)
  • 2 tablespoons raisins
  • 1 1⁄2 tablespoons dried ancho chile powder (or your preference)
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled
  • 1 teaspoon coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon honey
  • 1⁄2 teaspoon ground aniseed
  • 1⁄4 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1⁄8 teaspoon allspice
  • 1 1⁄2 cups vegetable broth
  • 4 1⁄2 cups pinto beans, cooked and drained
Directions
  • In a blender, mix all of the ingredients except the last 1 1/2 cups of broth and the beans.
  • Blend until very smooth.
  • Add the remaining broth and blend again.
  • Pour the sauce over the beans in a nonstick pot and simmer, covered, for 15-20 minutes.