Cajun black bean soup
Cajun Soups Beans
Last updated 6/12/2012 12:42:28 AM. Recipe ID 1465. Report a problem with this recipe.
Title: Cajun black bean soup
Categories: Soups, Beans
Yield: 8 Servings
1 lb Dry black beans
1 1/2 lb Smoked ham hock
1 1/2 qt Water
1/4 c Dried minced onion
2 tb Paprika
1/2 ts Cayenne pepper
1/4 c Minced green bell pepper
2 tb Chili powder
1 ts Salt
1/2 ts Ground cumin
In large kettle, combine beans, ham hock and water. Heat to boiling,
reduce heat and simmer covered for 2 to 2 1/2 hours. Stir frequently
and add more water if necessary to cover beans. To test for doneness,
remove a few beans from kettle with a slotted spoon and blow on them.
Skins will pop open when beans are cooked. Remove ham hock. Chop meat
from bones, discarding fat and bones. Add meat to soup. Stir in
minced onion, paprika, cayenne pepper, green pepper, chili powder,
salt and cumin. cover and simmer for 1 hour. Remove 3/4 of soup and
puree in blender or processor. Stir puree back into remaining beans.
If necessary, add water or chicken broth to obtain desired thickness.
Serve with shredded Monterey Jack cheese, sour cream, minced chives
or chopped eggs.
Creme de Colorado Cookbook (1987) From the collection of Jim Vorheis
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