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Herbed Black Bean Soup

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Ingredients
  Black beans 1 Pound
  Onion 1 , stuck with 2 cloves
  Cloves 2
  Bay leaf 1
  Parsley sprigs 2
  Green pepper 1 , chopped
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), minced
  Oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Oregano 1 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1 Teaspoon
  Vinegar 1 Teaspoon
  Tomato sauce 8 Ounce (1 Can)
  Dry sherry 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onion 1 , chopped (For Garnish)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Soak black beans for about 12 hours in water to cover.

MAKING
2) To the same water add onion stuck with cloves, bay leaf and parsley.
3) Now allow water to a boil and cook beans until soft.
4) Cook onion, green pepper and garlic in oil until tender.
5) Add the above to the beans along with the remaining ingredients and cook until the mixture slightly thickens.

SERVING
6) Ladle in dry sherry and serve with finely chopped, raw onion scattered on top. (If a smooth soup is desired, puree in a blender.)

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
Cuban
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Boiled
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Lentil
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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