Total Time
Prep 2 hrs
Cook 2 hrs

Cook up as a great side for Calle Ocho or puree into a delightful soup and serve with queso fresca, cream fraiche and toasted cuban garlic roll. From Sammy Limes Margar'tini Bar and Grill

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Acadian Feux is a wonderfully flavorful and spicy cajun spice mixture I have created and shared only on this site. The recipe is posted on here if you care to use it where "cajun spice" is called for in this recipe.
  2. Rinse and clean black beans. Pour in beer and enough water to just cover. Let soak for 2 hours, drain.
  3. In a 3 quart pan fill just over half with cold water. Once beginning to heat add beans.
  4. Once almost to a boil add pork neck, garlic and spices. Bring to a boil for 2 minutes.
  5. Cover with tight lid and reduce to a simmer.
  6. Simmer for 2 hours. Checking a few times, add water if needed.
  7. For soup, after beans are tender, carefully puree in small batches.
  8. Pour up and top with sour cream or cream fraiche'.