Black Bean Soup With Lime

Total Time
2hrs 55mins
Prep 10 mins
Cook 2 hrs 45 mins

From Gourmet, January 1995.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a 5-quart kettle simmer ham hock in 3 quarts water, covered, 1 hour. Add beans, onion, and bay leaf and simmer, uncovered, 1 hour, or until beans are just tender. Stir in tomatoes with juice, salt, and remaining cup water and simmer soup 45 minutes, or until beans are tender. Soup may be made 1 day ahead, cooled completely, and chilled, covered.
  2. Remove ham hock and reserve for another use. Discard bay leaf and stir in lime juice to taste. Divide soup among 8 bowls and garnish with lime slices.


Most Helpful

sorry i couldnt get better pix, loved thlime with the black beans this is easy in crockpot zwt 9

Dienia B. July 31, 2013

this was a great way to use up my ham bone that has been in the freezer for several months, I did a few changes to this, I sauteed the onion with 2 tablespoons garlic and 2 teaspoons crushed chili flakes, I liked the idea of the fresh lime juice, thanks Ev!....Kitten:)

Kittencal@recipezazz November 24, 2007

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