Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 1 hr 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 15 mins

Hearty Spanish Bean Soup, in 'Three Guys From Miami Cook Cuban'

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. In an 8-quart stockpot, saute onion and peppers in heated olive oil to release flavor, about 3-4 minutes.
  2. Add in mashed garlic and chopped bacon during the last couple of minutes; stir constantly to prevent garlic from burning.
  3. Add 3 cans of butter beans, including the liquid.
  4. Add in chicken stock, sherry, and ham chunks; stir in Bijol powder.
  5. Take the remaining can of butter beans, mash them, and stir into the pot.
  6. Simmer on low for about 1 hour, stirring occasionally.
  7. Add in chunks of morcilla or chorizo as desired, during the last 20 minutes of simmering.
  8. Add masa flour mixed with water to thicken, stirring constantly.
  9. Stir in the milk, bring almost to a boil, remove from heat and serve.