Black Bean Puree: Cook according to package instructions or use canned drained beans. Puree in blender. In a mixing bowl, combine the goat cheese, 1 tablespoon garlic, cumin and chili powder. Season with salt and pepper. Spread the cheese mixture evenly over the shell. In a mixing bowl, partly mash the avocado with the lemon juice, garlic, jalapeno and tomato. Season with salt and pepper. Spread this mixture over the goat's cheese mixture. Spoon a small pool of the warm black bean puree in the center of the plate. Place a wedge of the pie in the center of the sauce. Surround pie with a little of the peppers, black olives and cilantro. Sprinkle with Essence.
Yield: 1 10-inch pie