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Cuban Black Bean Soup

Contributed by: NAPSA

Soup That Sizzles With A Tropical Twist

(NAPSA) - Warm up chilly nights with a simmering Caribbean soup.

Cuban Black Bean Soup
The islands of the Caribbean offer many flavorful recipes featuring hearty soups that combine a variety of beans, legumes, vegetables and fish. The spices and flavorings found in these recipes incorporate African, East Indian and Chinese influences. These rich mixtures of tastes and traditions can nourish you, body and soul.

For example, a soup with mouth-watering appeal is the truly marvelous Cuban Black Bean soup. Goya Foods offers many of the ingredients, including delicious spices, needed to make this and many other easy-to-prepare, quick and tasty recipes.


  • 2 Tbsp. Goya Olive Oil
  • 3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
  • 2 tsp. Goya Minced Garlic or
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 cans Goya Black Beans, undrained
  • 2 tsp. oregano
  • 1-1/2 cup water
  • 2 packets Goya Saz-n without Annatto
  • 2 Tbsp. Goya White Cooking Wine or cider vinegar
  • Optional garnishes:
  • Chopped onion
  • Cooked white rice
  • Low-fat sour cream


Heat oil in a medium sauce-pan over medium heat. Stir in onion, pepper, and garlic; cook until tender, about 8-10 minutes.

Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until desired consistency. Serve with desired garnishes.

Serving Size: Makes 4 Servings

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