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“This hearty soup is perfect for chasing the chills away! From a November 1988 Bon Appetit in the "Cook's Exchange" section.”
2hrs 25mins

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Rinse beans, place in large pot and add salt and enough water to cover beans by 2 to 3 inches; let soak overnight.
  2. Drain beans and return to pot.
  3. Add 6 cups water, sausages, ham hocks and garlic; bring to a boil, skimming surface occasionally.
  4. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 1 1/2 hours, adding more water if necessary to keep the beans covered.
  5. Add tomatoes with liquid,onion,lemon juice, thyme,pepper flakes, garam masala and allspice.
  6. Cover and simmer until beans are tender, stirring occasionally, about 1 hour.
  7. Remove sausages and ham hocks from pot.
  8. Cut sausages into bite-sized pieces and remove meat from ham hocks, cutting into bite-sized pieces;return meat and sausages to pot.
  9. (Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Cover and refrigerate. Rewarm over medium heat, stirring frequently.).
  10. Stir in parsley,cilantro and sherry.
  11. Adjust seasonings and serve.

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