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Spanish Garbanzos

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“I first tried this recipe while traveling in Chile. I later found that it originated in Spain and migrated over to Chile. The Chilean version is a little different than the original Spanish one but I personally prefer it. Be prepared - it's a rich dish and rather time consuming, but perfect for a cold winter evening.”
3hrs 30mins

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  1. Place the garbanzo beans, bacon and onion in a stockpot. Cover with two inches of water. Bring to a boil, turn heat down and simmer until the garbanzo beans are just starting to get tender (about 1 to 1 1/2 hours).
  2. Add pork chunks and linquica chunks to the pot. Add more water to cover the contents to about 1 inch above. Stir, cover the pot and simmer until the meat is done (1 to 1 1/2 hours). Add more water during cooking, if necessary) to keep it about 1 inch above contents.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the rice to the pot with 2 more cups of water and stir. Place the cabbage on top, sprinkle with Tabasco sauce, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Let sit off heat for 20 minutes before serving.
  4. Serve with a bottle of Tabasco sauce and a bowl of olive oil on the table. A loaf of good crusty French bread and a nice red wine makes an unforgettable meal.

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