Black Bean Soup Recipe


Cooking Time2 Hr 0 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings4
DishMain Ingredient


 Black turtle beans250 Milliliter (Dry)
 Bacon115 Gram, diced
 Onions2 , diced finely
 Carrot1 , diced finely
 Chicken broth1 Large
 Cayenne pepper1 Pinch
 Worcestershire sauce3 Milliliter
 Bay leaf1
 Sherry80 Milliliter
 Sour cream125 Milliliter
 Red onion60 Milliliter, diced finely
 Marjoram leaves3 Milliliter
 Thyme leaves3 Milliliter
 Salt3 Milliliter
 Pepper3 Milliliter
 Paprika3 Milliliter


Soak the beans for 8 hours or overnight in water.
In a large pot or dutch oven, fry the bacon.
Add the vegetables and saute until tender.
Add the beans, chicken broth, seasonings, Worcestershire and bay leaf.
Cover and simmer for 1 1/2 hours.
Discard the bay leaf.
Puree soup in small batches in a food processor or blender.
Return to the pot and reheat.
Add sherry.
Place in soup bowls and top with sour cream.
Garnish with red onion.