Jamaican Chef Ajeen Beckford Black Bean Soup

Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A soup with a magic like no other. i really would like to see chef Ajeen and Gordon Ramsey face off or Bobby Flay. Mellisa from New York

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Combine the beans and stock and bring to a simmer, covered, for 2 hours.
  2. Remove half of the beans from the pot. Puree and then return to the pot.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients and simmer, covered for 1 hour.
  4. Serve with cilantro sour cream.
Most Helpful

Consider your guests' palates. Prepared per the recipe, this soup is very much spicier than typical Jamaican restaurant bean soups; the heat is "up front" instead of behind the flavor. Also, even if the stock is salt-free two teaspoons of added salt is too much, given the amount of bacon used.

TimothyW December 08, 2009

This was good. I kind of cheated and used two 15 oz. cans of black beans and two 15 oz. cans of refried black beans. Therefore, I cut back the stock to 4 cups. Very good comfort food! Reviewed for My-3-chefs 2009.

sbera007 November 22, 2009