Ingredients for Spicy black Bean Soup:

For 4 Persons:

 -  1 pound black beans, soaked overnight

 -  1 gloves minced garlic

 -  2  chopped onions

 -  4 stalks celery, chopped

 -  6½ cups - 1½l chicken broth or water with 3 chicken bouillon cubes

 -  1 ham bone with some meat

 -  1 bay leaf

 -  ½ sweet red bell pepper, diced

 -  1 tablespoon ground cumin

 -  salt and pepper to taste

 -  1 tablespoon brown sugar

 -  1 tablespoon lemon juice

 -  ¼ cup or white wine

 -  ¼ cup chopped fresh parsley

 -  ½ cup sour cream

How to make  Spicy black Bean Soup:

In a large soup pot, heat two tbsp olive oil. Sauté  onions, celery and crushed garlic until tender.

Add chicken broth, ham bone, the black beans and bay leaf.

Simmer for 1 hour.

Add red bell pepper, cumin, brown sugar, lemon juice, and sherry.

Season with pepper and salt.

Simmer for 20 to 30 minutes.

Remove ham bone and bay leaf.

Puree about a quart of the soup then mix it back into the pot.

Cut up ham from bone and add to soup.

Top each serving with a dollop of sour cream and sprinkling of chopped parsley.



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Spicy Black Bean Soup

Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe