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Dutch Oven Black Bean Soup

dutch oven black bean soup Entree Cuban
Dutch Oven Black Bean Soup
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 3 hr 30 min
  • Servings 6

The interesting blend of spices in this soup will remind you of the traditional Cuban meal of black beans and rice.

Updated October 3, 2013
Progresso Broth
Make with
Progresso Broth

Ingredients

  • 2 2/3
    cups dried black beans (1 lb)
  • 2
    tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1
    large onion, chopped (1 cup)
  • 3
    cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 3
    cups Progresso™ beef flavored broth (from 32-oz carton) or vegetable broth
  • 3
    cups water
  • 1/4
    cup dark rum or apple cider
  • 1
    teaspoon liquid smoke
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 1/2
    teaspoons dried oregano leaves
  • 1
    medium green bell pepper, chopped (1 cup)
  • 1
    large tomato, chopped (1 cup)

Steps

  • 1
    Place beans in Dutch oven; add enough cold water to cover beans. Heat to boiling. Boil uncovered 2 minutes. Remove from heat; cover and let stand 1 hour. Drain and reserve beans.
  • 2
    In same Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and garlic; cook, stirring occasionally, until onion is tender.
  • 3
    Stir in remaining ingredients. Heat to boiling. Boil 2 minutes. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer about 2 hours or until beans are tender.
  • 4
    Carefully pour soup into blender. Cover; blend until almost smooth.

  • Looking for an authentic garnish for this flavorful soup? Top servings with chopped hard-cooked eggs and red onions.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
360
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
9%
Saturated Fat
1g
6%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
520mg
22%
Potassium
960mg
27%
Total Carbohydrate
54g
18%
Dietary Fiber
19g
77%
Sugars
8g
Protein
20g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
20%
20%
Calcium
8%
8%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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