Patty's Mom's Black Bean Soup Recipe Reviews - Allrecipes.com (Pg. 3)
Reviewed: Dec. 12, 2008
Great soup, I changed the cooking method and used my slow cooker. I added the ham bone, soaked beans, cooked onions & celery along with rest of the ingriendents to the cooker. I also added cumin and cayenne to the soup. Cooked on low for 8 hours. Pureed the soup with an immersion blender, a lot easier! Topped soup with cheese and crumbled tortilla chips.
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Mentor, Ohio, USA
Living In: Hambden Township, Ohio, USA
Reviewed: Dec. 10, 2008
Excellent black bean soup. I'll be using this recipe from now on. I was in a hurry, so I used three large cans of black beans, which I drained and rinsed. Added a carton of chicken broth and tossed everything else into the mix. Only other change I made was to add garlic and a teeny bit of cilantro. Thanks, Patty's Mom!
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Living In: Fruita, Colorado, USA

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Reviewed: Jul. 24, 2008
this is a great soup and it makes a ton. the only changes i made were to sub some of the water with some ham broth i had in the freezer from when i do a baked ham and i forgot the sherry. it was delic, husband loved it also. mine was pretty salty but i think that was my fault as the ham broth is salty, oh and i cooked it for quite a while so had to add extra chicken broth to keep it soupy. all in all i'll use this recipe again
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Home Town: Carlisle, Pennsylvania, USA

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Reviewed: Apr. 4, 2008
I first made Patty's BB soup about a year ago, but didn't think to post a review. However, I was preparing to e-mail this recipe to my daughter and was shocked to see it only had 2 reviews! This soup was so much yummier than other Black Bean soups I tried out. First of all, to those that feel it takes to long for the bean prepartion.....really, one can skip the overnight soak. That mostly helps as far as keeping you quite so "windy" after eating. The sherry is a most! Do not skip it or any other sherry you may have on hand. I slow cook mine for the better part of a day because we like our soup rather thick. Oh, and one more thing! I once tried dipping this soup over rice, ala`Red Beans & Rice. Yeah! Majorially yummy! A side of corn bread muffins and it's all about heaven. Thanks Patty's Mom!
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Reviewed: Oct. 10, 2006
This is a very good soup. Yes, it takes a long time. Why do beans take SO long to get done? Man. But the combination of flavors is excellent. I have always enjoyed sherry as a finisher in soups and I wasn't disappointed this time around. The only thing keeping this recipe from a five-star rating is the investment of time it takes to prepare ... soaking the beans overnight, waiting for the beans to soften, etc. Other than that, it's a great recipe. Do note, I had to at least double the amount of salt. And don't forget to remove the bay leaves before you blend the mixture.
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Cooking Level: Intermediate

Home Town: Valley, Nebraska, USA
Living In: Omaha, Nebraska, USA
Reviewed: Feb. 18, 2004
I made this with a ham hock and pretty much as written. Unfortunately, I just realized right now that I forgot the sherry! I pureed about half of the beans, trying to thicken the soup without losing all the texture. It was good, but I don't know if I'll try it again. Needed more flavor, but I don't know how much I lost by forgetting the sherry...
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