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As fall approaches, it’s the perfect time to turn over a new leaf and try a new recipe. UW-Extension of Racine County shares with the Racine County Eye an authentic Mexican dish to try. Black Beans with Epazote will certainly warm you up this fall and satisfy your stomach!

As the temperature drops, try it out! If people are “not quite ready to warm up their kitchen with this cooking on the stove for awhile, have them tuck this away for the cooler weather, I know I will,” shares Jillian Frideres, FoodWIse Nutrition Educator of Racine/Kenosha.

Black Beans with Epazote is a hearty meal can be made in approximately 3 hours and is described as “a warm, cozy meal that is a great source of protein & perfect for weekend meal planning.”

Black Beans with Epazote

UW-Extension’s recipes

What’s cooking? A lot if you want to head into the kitchen! This summer, UW-Extension has provided the Racine County Eye with various recipes for our readers to try. Last week, their Canned pulled pork recipe helped people navigate food shortages. Check out UW-Extension’s Melon & Mint recipe if you are looking to make a refreshing treat with 5 simple ingredients. Another take on a fruit recipe is the UW-Extension Peach Pops recipe, which puts in-season peaches to good use or a frozen fruit smoothie.

If you want something a little hardier, try Avocado, Potato, Grilled Chicken Salad recipe. Additional recipes and resources can be found online.

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