Caribbean-Style Black Bean Soup

Recipe by Amanda Beth
READY IN: 12hrs 20mins
SERVES: 8-10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Soak beans overnight in 4 quarts water.
  • Drain. Combine beans, onions, green pepper, garlic, ham, oil, cumin, oregano, thyme, salt, pepper, and 3 cups fresh water.
  • Stir well.
  • Cover.
  • Cook on Low 8-10 hours, or High 4-5 hours.
  • For a thick soup, remove half of cooked bean mixture and puree until smooth in a blender or mash with potato masher.
  • Return to cooker.
  • If you like a soup-ier soup, leave as is.
  • Add vinegar and stir well.
  • Debone ham, cut into bite-sized pieces and return to soup.
  • Serve in soup bowls.
  • Can be topped with sour cream and fresh cilantro.
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