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Black Bean Soup

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Introduction

Black Beans cooked with Nigella's Ham in Coca Cola juices.

Black Beans cooked with Nigella's Ham in Coca Cola juices.

Ingredients

Serves: 0

Metric Cups
  • ½ kilogram black beans
  • 1250 millilitres water
  • 1250 millilitres juices from ham in coca cola
  • 63 millilitres olive oil
  • 2 medium white onions (chopped)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 1½ teaspoons oregano leaves (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 375 millilitres cooked rice (in small bowls for garnish)
  • spring onion (chopped to serve)
  • lime (wedges to serve)
  • sour cream (to serve)
  • jalapeno peppers (chopped to serve)
  • caribbean chilli (chopped to serve)
  • ⅞ pound black beans
  • 44 fluid ounce water
  • 44 fluid ounce juices from ham in coca cola
  • 2 fluid ounce olive oil
  • 2 medium white onions (chopped)
  • 6 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ¾ teaspoon ground cumin (optional)
  • 1½ teaspoons oregano leaves (optional)
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • 13 fluid ounce cooked rice (in small bowls for garnish)
  • scallion (chopped to serve)
  • lime (wedges to serve)
  • sour cream (to serve)
  • jalapeno peppers (chopped to serve)
  • caribbean chile (chopped to serve)

Method

Black Bean Soup is a community recipe submitted by Saami and has not been tested by Nigella.com so we are not able to answer questions regarding this recipe.

  • Pick over the dry beans
  • Place beans and water in a soup pot; cover and simmer about 45 minutes
  • Add chicken stock and simmer till beans are tender, usually about 1 hour
  • Dip out about 2 cups of bean mixture and run it through a blender or food processor to puree it; then put it back into the pot
  • Put the oil in a skillet and saute the onion, garlic, cumin, and oregano until the onions are soft
  • Add everything to the soup pot except the garnishes
  • Simmer about 20 minutes more
  • Serve with garnishes of choice as toppers (optional)
  • Pick over the dry beans
  • Place beans and water in a soup pot; cover and simmer about 45 minutes
  • Add chicken stock and simmer till beans are tender, usually about 1 hour
  • Dip out about 2 cups of bean mixture and run it through a blender or food processor to puree it; then put it back into the pot
  • Put the oil in a skillet and saute the onion, garlic, cumin, and oregano until the onions are soft
  • Add everything to the soup pot except the garnishes
  • Simmer about 20 minutes more
  • Serve with garnishes of choice as toppers (optional)
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