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Western Black Bean Soup Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Barbara Berrocal
Added: Sunday, January 6, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups dried rinsed black beans

6 cups of water

8 slices bacon

1 and 1/2 cups sliced onion

1 cup sliced celery

2 canned green chiles, seeded and chopped

1 bay leaf

1 teaspoon salt

2 cloves of crushed garlic

3/4 teaspoon cumin

Lemon slices

Directions:
Directions:
Combine Beans and Water in Dutch oven or large kettle. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 2 minutes. Remove heat, cover, and let stand 1 hour. Cook bacon until crisp. Cut into small pieces. Add to beans along with any drippings. Add onion, celery, chiles, garlic, bay leaf, salt, and cumin. Bring to a boil and simmer, covered, 1 and 1/2 to 2 hours or until beans are tender. Cool slightly. Puree 2 cups at a time in blender. Serve hot, garnished in Lemon Slices.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
Serves 8

 

 

 

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