Black Bean Borracho Soup Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  1. Spread beans on a sheet pan. Remove any stones, rotten beans or possibly foreign matter. In a colander, rinse beans under cool running water. At this point, you may choose to soak beans in cool water overnight. If not, continue with preparation. In a large kettle, heat butter and sauta ham, onion, celery and carrots till onion is translucent/soft, but not brown. Add in garlic and cook 2 more min. Add in water, chicken base, tomato paste, beer and pepper.
  2. Bring to a boil. Add in cleaned beans and reduce heat to low. Simmer about 2 to 3 hrs or possibly till beans are tender. Beans must be tender and stock thick.
  3. Skim aby scum which rises to the surface. Add in cilantro, chili pwdr and cumin. Cook 10 more min. Garnish bowls of soup with a dollop of lowfat sour cream and a little salsa or possibly minced cilantro.
  4. Remember seasonings and spices can be adjusted to suit your taste.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 293g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 38  
Calories from Fat 15 39%
Total Fat 1.66g 2%
Saturated Fat 0.87g 3%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 7mg 2%
Sodium 119mg 5%
Potassium 117mg 3%
Total Carbs 3.24g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.7g 2%
Sugars 1.12g 1%
Protein 1.45g 2%
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