How to make it

  • Rinse beans and pick out dirt, etc.
  • Cover beans with water at least an inch over them.
  • Bring to boil, then turn off.
  • Leave beans for 2 hours.
  • Place beans in a large stock pot.
  • Add yellow onion, tomatoes, garlic, bay leaves and spices.
  • Cover with 4-6 cups stock or water.
  • Add ham or prosciutto bone.
  • Simmer, uncovered 2 hours, stirring every 15 minutes.
  • Garnish with chopped white onion and coriander leaves
  • Add shrimp if desired.
  • Add a spoon of sour cream or creme fraiche (optional)

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  • renew20later 10 years ago
    This sounds like one I made a few years ago. It is a great recipe. I love this site and being able to find what we want to make and create great recipes and menus. My friends cook something different every weekend, and this weekend is CUBAN. We will be making this soup.
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    " It was excellent "
    greekgirrrl ate it and said...
    excellent!
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  • 22566 10 years ago
    Really good recipe,Thank-you.
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  • debbie919 10 years ago
    Great recipe, thanks! Sounds sooo good! =)
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  • tilgidh 10 years ago
    Very nice black bean soup recipe. Will give it a go.


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    " It was excellent "
    peetabear ate it and said...
    black bean soup weather is just around the corner..good post ^5
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    " It was excellent "
    elgab89 ate it and said...
    Fabulous recipe, filling, healthy and flavorful! Great posting!
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