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Coach House Black Bean Soup

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Category: Soups

 Ingredients List

  • Jim Vorheis
  • 1 lb Black beans
  • 2 1/2 qt Water
  • 5 Strips bacon, cut in small
  • -pieces
  • 2 Stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 Medium-size onions, chopped
  • 2 tb Flour
  • Rind and bone from smoked
  • -ham
  • OR 2 smoked ham hocks,
  • -split
  • 3 lb Beef bones
  • 3 Sprigs parsley
  • 2 Bay leaves
  • 2 Cloves garlic, halved
  • 2 Carrots, cut in pieces
  • 2 Parsnips, chopped
  • 1/4 ts Ground pepper
  • 2 ts Salt
  • 3/4 c Madeira
  • 2 Hard cooked eggs
  • Lemon slices, sprinkled
  • -with parsley


Wash beans, cover with cold water and soak overnight. Drain and wash again.
Place them in a casserole and add 2 1/2 quarts water. Cover and simmer 90
minutes. Cook bacon in heavy kettle for a few minutes. Add celery and onion
and cook until tender; do not brown. Blend in flour and cook, stirring for
1 minute. Add ham and beef bones, parsley, bay leaves, garlic, carrots,
parsnips, pepper, salt and beans with the cooking liquid. Cover and simmer
over low heat, stirring occasionally, for 4 hours. Add more water if
necessary. Remove bone and ham rind or hocks and blend half of the soup in
blender. Remove any meat from ham bone or hocks, chop fine and return to
soup. Add blended soup. Add wine and chopped eggs. Mix well. Garnish with

Colorado Cache Cookbook (1978) From the collection of Jim Vorheis

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