Black Bean Soup with Rice and Sherry

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16 h servings 436 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 436 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 9.3 g
  • 14%
  • Carbs:
  • 66g
  • 21%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 26 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 682 mg
  • 27%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


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  1. Place beans in a large bowl and cover with several inches of water. Let soak 8 hours or overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse beans and place in a large pot over medium heat with beef broth, chicken broth, ham hock, onion, carrot, parsley, garlic and thyme. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat, cover and simmer 6 to 8 hours.
  3. Strain soup into a large saucepan, reserving bean mixture. Remove ham hock and discard. Puree bean mixture in a blender or food processor until smooth. Stir into reserved broth. Cook over low heat 2 hours. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. In the last 20 minutes of cooking, bring 2 1/2 cups of water to a boil in a medium saucepan. Stir in rice. Reduce heat, cover and cook 20 minutes.
  5. Ladle soup into six bowls. Top with cooked rice, a spoonful of sherry and a sprinkling of red onion.


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This is the BEST Black Bean Soup I have ever had! If it was like eating gruel your beans were probably not thoroughly cooked. Excellent recipe and thanks for sharing.

Excellent! I've tried many bean soup recipes but this is the best!

Felt like I was eating gruel.

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