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FROM OUR COOKBOOK:
- 2 Pouches of Fillo’s Panamanian Garbanzos
- 1 Cup bread crumbs
- Liter of olive oil
- Two Eggs
Put oil in high-sided dutch oven and heat over medium heat. Drain garbanzos, reserving liquid. Mash half of drained garbanzos and combine with remaining drained garbanzos in a stainless bowl. Add eggs and half of breadcrumbs and beat until the consistency of oatmeal. Form mixture into balls or patties and dredge in remaining breadcrumbs. Fry in olive oil until crisp, golden and set. Serve with warmed liquid from pouch, spiked with vinegar.
Lazy Sunday Brunch
- 3 Pouches of Fillo’s Cuban Black Beans
- 1 Pullman loaf
- Dozen eggs
Warm beans in pot. Fry eggs in olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Toast bread, butter one side. Pour beans onto warmed platter. Slip eggs on top. Serve with toast.
- 1 Pouch of Fillo’s Mayocoba
- 1 Cup of fresh chicharrones
- 1 Tablespoon of chopped cilantro
- 1 Tablespoon of minced white onion
- 1/2 Cup of sour cream (crema)
- Lime wedges
Warm beans in pan or microwave; split between two bowls. Garnish bowls evenly with chicharrones, cilantro, crema and onion. Serve with lime wedges.
Alternative 1: Impress the in-laws. Distribute warmed beans between a dozen shot glasses or tea cups. Garnish each with chicharrones, chopped cilantro, crema and onion. Serve with lime wedges.
Alternative 2: Rough Night. Warm beans in microwave. Add garnishes directly to pouch and eat with a long spoon. Nap.
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