Cuban Black Bean Soup

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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