Cuban Black Bean Soup Recipe


Preparation Time5 Hr 50 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In6 Hr 10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexHealthyServings4
VegetarianMain Ingredient


 Black beans1 Pound
 Water2 Quart
 Salt2 Tablespoon
 Garlic5 Clove (25 gm), peeled
 Cumin1⁄2 Tablespoon
 Oregano1⁄2 Tablespoon
 White vinegar1 Ounce
 Oil5 Ounce
 Onions1⁄2 Pound, chopped
 Green peppers1⁄2 Pound, chopped
 Cooked rice1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Chopped onions1 Tablespoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 815 Calories from Fat 334

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 38 g58.4%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g25.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2921.2 mg121.7%

Total Carbohydrates 96 g31.9%

Dietary Fiber 20.5 g82%

Sugars 6.5 g

Protein 28 g55.2%

Vitamin A 7.3% Vitamin C 88.5%

Calcium 22% Iron 49.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1.Put beans in a bowl containing water and leave them over night.
2.With a pestle, make a crushed paste of garlic, cumin, vinegar and oregano.

3.In a pan heat oil and put onions and pepper in it and saute until brown.
4.Put the crushed paste in the pan and saute on a slow flame.
5.Drain half the water of beans and add to the pan and cook on low flame.
6.In a large bowl, mix Spanish oil, chopped onion and vinegar and put the cooked rice in it and mix.

7.Pour the bean soup into the bowls and add a spoonful of rice.