The Coach House's Black Bean Soup

Recipe by JackieOhNo
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READY IN: 14hrs
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Wash beans in a colander. Put in a bowl. Cover with cold water and let soak overnight, refrigerated.
  • Drain and wash again.
  • In a large casserole, combine drained beans with the 3 quarts of water. Cover and simmer for 90 minutes.
  • In a heavy kettle, saute bacon a few minutes, then add celery and onion and cook until tender. Do not brown.
  • Add beef bones, ham shank, remaining herbs and vegetables and pepper. Add beans and their cooking liquid. Cover and simmer for 3-4 hours, until beans are very tender. Add more water if necessary.
  • Remove bones and ham. Puree soup in a food mill. Return to pot, add Madeira and chopped eggs. Mix well and serve.
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