Black Bean, Sausage, And Sweet Potato Soup
Sausage Sweet Potato Beans Soups
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Title: Black bean, sausage, and sweet potato soup
Yield: 1 Servings
1 1/2 c Dried black beans; picked
3 Garlic cloves; minced
1 Bay leaf
1/4 ts Ground allspice
2 c Chicken broth
5 1/2 c Plus 1 tablespoon water
1 tb Tomato paste
1/4 lb Smoked hot beef and pork
-sausage; (about 2 links),
-cut into 1/2-inch pieces
1/2 ts Worcestershire sauce
1 lb Sweet potatoes
3 Scallions; chopped
Garnish: chopped scallion
In a 4-quart saucepan simmer beans, garlic, bay leaf, allspice,
broth, and 5 1/2 cups water, partially covered, until beans are
tender, about 50 minutes. Discard bay leaf. In a blender pur0e 1 cup
beans with 1 cup cooking liquid and return to pan.
In a small bowl stir together tomato paste and remaining tablespoon
water and stir into beans with sausage and Worcestershire sauce.
Simmer soup, covered, 15 minutes. Soup may be prepared up to this
point 3 days ahead, cooled, uncovered, and chilled, covered.
While soup is simmering, peel sweet potatoes and cut into 1/2-inch
pieces. In a steamer set over boiling water steam potatoes, covered,
until tender, about 10 minutes. Stir potatoes, scallions, and salt
and pepper to taste into soup.
Serve soup garnished with scallion greens.
Makes about 8 cups, serving 4
Gourmet December 1995
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