Slow-Cooker Cuban Black Bean Soup

3.3
(3) 3 Reviews
Prep Time
30
min.
Total Time
11
hr.
30
min.
Servings

12 servings, 1 cup each

Just a bit of skillet sautéing in the morning yields this glorious Cuban black bean soup in the slow cooker when you get home.

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  • Heat dressing in large skillet on medium heat. Add peppers and onions; cook 5 to 6 min. or until vegetables are crisp-tender, stirring frequently. Stir in tomatoes, garlic, cumin and oregano; cook 5 min., stirring occasionally. Add to slow cooker. Stir in beans, broth, ham and bay leaves; cover with lid.
  • Cook on LOW 10 hours (or on HIGH 5 hours). Remove and discard bay leaves.
  • Blend half the soup in blender until smooth. Return to remaining soup in slow cooker; stir.

Serving Suggestion

Serve over hot cooked long-grain white rice topped with chopped red onions, chopped fresh cilantro and fresh lime wedges.

How to Soak Dried Beans

Dried beans, other than lentils and split peas, must be soaked before cooking. To soak: Wash beans well; place in bowl. Add enough water to cover beans by 3 inches; cover. Let stand 8 hours. Drain. To quick-soak: Wash beans well; place in saucepan. Add enough water to cover beans by 3 inches; cover. Bring to boil on medium-high heat. Boil 2 min. Let stand 1 hour. Drain.

Servings

  • 12 servings, 1 cup each

Healthy Living

  • Low fat
  • Low calorie
  • Generally Nutritious
  • Diabetes Center

Diabetes Center

  • Carb Choices: 3 Carb Choice

Diet Exchange

  • 2 Starch
  • 1 Vegetable
  • 1 Meat (L)

Nutrition Bonus

Since this great-tasting soup is low in both calories and fat, it can fit into your healthful eating plan.

Nutritional Information

Serving Size 12 servings, 1 cup each
AMOUNT PER SERVING
Calories 230
% Daily Value
Total fat 2g
Saturated fat 0g
Cholesterol 10mg
Sodium 510mg
Carbohydrate 41g
Dietary fiber 7g
Sugars 4g
Protein 14g
   
Vitamin A 15 %DV
Vitamin C 25 %DV
Calcium 8 %DV
Iron 15 %DV

* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.

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  • Carolina5 | Sun, Sep 7 2014 12:58 PM

    This is nothing like Cuban Black Beans. We don't use Italian Dressing, tomatoes or red peppers and least of all cilantro. Cubans use black beans that have soaked overnight, oregano (ground), olive oil, onions and green peppers, garlic, sugar and a dash of vinegar and red wine vinegar as well as olive oil at the end. It is served over rice. Recipe from a Cuban cookbook brought from Cuba in 1962 with my mom and I.

  • LadyPatsy | Tue, Apr 15 2014 1:03 PM

    Excellent recipe. I will be making this black bean soup for years to come. I even used this soup as chili on my hot dog and it was delicious!

  • Tinagene | Wed, Mar 26 2014 6:50 PM

    I made this recipe today, very good, needs the lime and cilantro, or onions for a lift otherwise a tad bland. I added ancho chili powder and used frozen precooked beans as that is what I had on hand, family enjoyed this, will make it again.

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