Sunday Black-Bean Soup Recipe

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Sunday Black-Bean Soup
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  1. To soak beans quickly, cover them with generous amount of water, cover pot, bring water to boil and boil 2 minutes.
  2. Remove cover and allow beans to sit in the liquid for one hour.
  3. Drain.
  4. In hot oil (1-2 Tb.), saute carrots, onions, celery, and garlic until onions are golden.
  5. Add cumin and jalepenos.
  6. When beans are ready to cook, add ham hocks to beans along with sauted vegetables, and chicken broth and enough water to cover.
  7. Cook for 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until tender.
  8. Drain the bean mixture and reserve cooking liquid.
  9. Puree beans and vegetables.
  10. Add sherry and lime juice and enough of the reserved liquid to make a thick soup.
  11. Can be served with chopped corriander or sour cream or lemon slice.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 404.74 Kcal (1695 kJ)
Calories from fat 18.43 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 2.05g 3%
Cholesterol 3.6mg 1%
Sodium 232.33mg 10%
Potassium 1566.52mg 33%
Total Carbs 63.58g 21%
Sugars 9.07g 36%
Dietary Fiber 15.48g 62%
Protein 21.78g 44%
Vitamin C 12.1mg 20%
Vitamin A 0.4mg 14%
Iron 4.2mg 23%
Calcium 145.2mg 15%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 107.46 Kcal (450 kJ)
Calories from fat 4.89 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.54g 3%
Cholesterol 0.96mg 1%
Sodium 61.69mg 10%
Potassium 415.92mg 33%
Total Carbs 16.88g 21%
Sugars 2.41g 36%
Dietary Fiber 4.11g 62%
Protein 5.78g 44%
Vitamin C 3.2mg 20%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 14%
Iron 1.1mg 23%
Calcium 38.6mg 15%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.5
  • 8

Good Points

  • low fat,
  • saturated fat free,
  • low sodium,
  • cholesterol free,
  • good source of fiber

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