Black Bean Potage Recipe

Black Bean Potage
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Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time2 Hr 45 Min
Ready In3 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings6
MethodInterest Group


 Bacon slices8 , finely chopped
 Onion1 Cup (16 tbs), finely chopped
 Leeks1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
 Carrots1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Canned black beans1 Pound
 Ham bone1
 Chicken broth3 Quart
 Mustard greens2 Cup (32 tbs), chopped
 Frankfurters8 , skinned and sliced
 Hashish1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (Optional)
 Salt To Taste
 Pepper To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 604 Calories from Fat 444

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 50 g77.1%

Saturated Fat 26.3 g131.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 137.5 mg

Sodium 2257.7 mg94.1%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g6.1%

Dietary Fiber 5 g20%

Sugars 5.1 g

Protein 20 g40.2%

Vitamin A 102% Vitamin C 31.2%

Calcium 34.2% Iron 22.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Fry bacon with onions, leeks and carrots.
Cook until limp, about 10 minutes.
If it becomes dry, add butter to avoid burning.
Add black beans with ham bone and broth.
Cook 1 hour.
Add mustard greens.
Cook 1 1/2 hours.
Remove ham bone.
Divide soup in half.
Blend half in blender with hashish.
Mix into remaining half.
Cut meat from bone in very fine pieces.
Add to soup.
Add frankfurters.
Boil 5 minutes.
Season lightly with salt and pepper to taste.
Serve in heated soup tureen with buttered croutons.