1Cook beans according to basic package directions.
2Heat peanut oil in a large saucepan and saute onions, garlic, green peppers, and celery. Add the bay leaves, thyme, cumin, paprika, tomatoes, vinegar, and some bean broth. Simmer vegetables until they are tender.
3Shortly before serving, add the beans with the remaining broth, hot pepper sauce, and salt. Bring to a boil, lower heat, and simmer about 5 minutes.