Black Bean Soup Recipe

Step 1

Wash black beans, cover with water and allow to soak overnight; rinse; drain; set aside. Pour oil into large soup pot. Add bacon, ham, onion, garlic and celery. Cook at high simmer until vegetables are soft, about 30 minutes. Add beans, rice, seasonings, and broth to soup pot. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, cover and simmer 2 1/2 to 3 hours. Let soup cool; put through blender a little at a time until smooth. Return to soup pot; reheat on low about 45 minutes, adding wine and sherry. Ladle into bowls.

Things You'll Need

  • 2lb Black beans
  • 1/2c Sunflower oil
  • 1/2lb Bacon
  • 1/2lb Diced ham
  • 8 Onions, chopped
  • 7 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 7 Stalks celery w/leaves, chopped
  • 3c Uncooked brown rice
  • 1/2ts Cayenne
  • 1tb Mixed vegetable seasoning
  • 4ts Ground cumin
  • 6qt Chicken broth (OR 3 Bouillon cubes AND 6 qt Of water)
  • 1/4c White wine
  • 1c Sherry

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