Walnut Acres' Black Bean Soup
|Organic black beans||1 Pound (455 Gram)|
|Smoked ham hocks||2|
|Water||1 9⁄10 Liter (8 Cups)|
|Ground celery seed||1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)|
|Salt||1 Teaspoon (5 Milliliter)|
|Beef broth||480 Milliliter (2 Cups)|
|Organic extra virgin olive oil||25 Milliliter (1 1/2 Tablespoon)|
|Green peppers||355 Milliliter, cored, seeded and finely chopped (1 1/2 Cups)|
|Onions||355 Milliliter, finely chopped (1 1/2 Cups)|
|Garlic||25 Milliliter, finely minced (1 1/2 Tablespoon)|
|Ground cinnamon||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon (8 Milliliter)|
|Cayenne powder||1 Pinch (Adjust Quantity As Per Taste)|
|Canned organic whole tomatoes||32 Ounce, diced, with juice (2 Cans, 16 Ounce Each / 960 Gram)|
|Red wine vinegar||60 Milliliter (1/4 Cup)|
Place beans, ham hocks, water, celery seed and salt in heavy kettle.
Bring to boil; cover and simmer about 2 1/2 hours or until beans are thoroughly tender.
Remove ham hocks; set aside.
Drain beans and reserve along with meat and cooking liquid.
There should be about 6 cups of beans and several cups of liquid.
Add enough broth to make 4 cups of liquid.
Combine the beans with liquid in large bowl.
Heat oil in heavy kettle; add peppers, onions, garlic, cumin and cayenne.
Cook, stirring until onions are wilted.
Add tomatoes and vinegar.
Let simmer about 15 minutes.
Meanwhile, remove and discard skin and bones from ham hocks.
Chop ham; set aside.
Add bean mixture to cooked tomato mixture.
Add chopped meat.
Simmer until thoroughly heated.
Serving size: Complete recipe
Calories 8356 Calories from Fat 5411
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 601 g924%
Saturated Fat 171.6 g858.1%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 1313.4 mg437.8%
Sodium 8273.4 mg344.7%
Total Carbohydrates 302 g100.6%
Dietary Fiber 41.2 g164.9%
Sugars 68.8 g
Protein 458 g916.1%
Vitamin A 96.7% Vitamin C 779.2%
Calcium 84% Iron 86.9%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet