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Cuban Black Bean & Ham Soup

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Ingredients
  Black beans 1 Cup (16 tbs), soaked overnight and drained (Uncooked)
  Lower salt ham 2 Ounce (1 Slice)
  Chopped green bell pepper 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Onion 1 Medium, finely chopped
  Seasoning blend 2 Teaspoon (Mrs. Dash Original Blend)
  Garlic powder 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Black pepper 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Lower salt ham 6 Ounce, cut into 3/4 inch cubes (1 1/2 Cubes)
Directions

MAKING
1. In a medium saucepan combine beans, ham slice, green pepper, onion and seasonings and add enough water to just cover beans.
2. Let it boil lower heat, cover and simmer about 1 1/2 to 2 hours, or until beans are tender and most of liquid is absorbed.
3. Put in ham cubes.
4. Let it cook 10 minutes, or until ham is heated through.
SERVING
5. Remove ham slice before serving.
6. Serve over rice, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
South American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Simmering
Dish: 
Soup
Ingredient: 
Ham
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
120 Minutes
Ready In: 
130 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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