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Caribbean Black Bean Soup - Slow Cooker

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“A filling easy soup to make...takes a little preparation if you use dried black beans, but worth the effort.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Soak beans overnight in 4 quarts water.
  2. Drain.
  3. Combine beans, onion, green pepper, garlic, ham, oil, cumin, oregano, thyme, salt, pepper, and 3 cups of fresh water.
  4. Stir Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or on high 4-5 hours.
  5. For thick soup, remove half of cooked bean mixture and puree until smooth in blender or mash with a potato masher.
  6. Return to cooker.
  7. If you like it souper, leave it as is.
  8. Add vinegar and stir well.
  9. Debone the ham hock if you used one and cut into bite sized pieces, and return to the soup Serve in soup bowls with a dollop of sour cream in the middle of each serving, topped with fresh cilantro.

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