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                         BRAZILIAN BLACK BEAN SOUP
 
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soups                            Ethnic
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1       lb           Dry black beans
    3 1/2   c            Chicken stock -- or water
    2       tb           Olive oil
    1       c            Onion -- chopped
    3                    Garlic cloves -- chopped
    1                    Large carrot -- chopped
    1                    Celery stalk -- chopped
    1       t            Ground coriander
    1 1/2   ts           Ground cumin
      1/2   c            Orange juice
    1       tb           Dry sherry
      1/4   ts           Black pepper
      1/4   ts           Red pepper flakes
    1       t            Fresh lemon juice
    1       t            Salt -- or to taste
 
   Rinse the beans. cover them with water and let soak
   overnite. Pour off liquid. Place in saucepan with 3
   1/2 cups of stock. Saute onion and next five
   ingredients in the oil and add to the soup. Bring to a
   boil, cover, simmer 1 1/2 hours over very low heat.
   When the beans are just about tender enough, add the
   last six ingredients and simmer another 10 minutes.
   Puree some of beans to thicken. Serve topped with sour
   cream or yogurt.
  
 
 
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