Cuban Black Bean Soup

Ham provides a simple addition to a no-mess slow-cooked black bean soup. Perfect if you love Caribbean cuisine.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 8 hr 20 min
  • ingredients 12
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
(16-oz.) pkg. (2 1/3 cups) dried black beans, sorted, rinsed
1
cup finely chopped cooked ham
1
cup chopped onions
1
large tomato, chopped (1 cup)
1
medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
3
garlic cloves, minced
3
cups beef broth
1 3/4
cups water
1/4
cup dark rum or apple cider
2
tablespoons oil
1 1/2
teaspoons cumin
1 1/2
teaspoons dried oregano leaves

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Steps

  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on high setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 1 In 3 1/2- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine all ingredients; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on high setting for 6 to 8 hours.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Top bowlfuls of this hearty soup with chopped hard-cooked eggs and chopped onions. Serve with warm flour tortillas.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
265
(
Calories from Fat
55),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
6%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
640mg
640%;
Total Carbohydrate
45g
45%
(Dietary Fiber
11g
11%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
19g
19%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
16%;
Calcium
12%;
Iron
24%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.