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3/07/2019

Mayan Black Bean Soup (Sopa de Frijol)


Simmer up this sumptuous, rich bean soup and enjoy authentic flavors from this Mayan dish originally from Yucatan Mexico. It’s a wonderfully hearty dish and easy to make. Serve this recipe for the best black bean soup to your friends as part of a Mexico-themed dinner party, or whip it up for an easy dinner!
Black beans are called buul in the Mayan language and frijoles negros in Spanish. The soup is vegetarian but you can make this soup vegan by omitting the cream and cheese when you serve it.

Mayan Bean Soup (Sopa de Frijol)


Easy to Make Mayan Bean Soup
  • Just gather and measure all your ingredients and place in slow cooker on high for 4-6 hours, low for 6-8 hours, or until beans are soft.
  • Place in bowls, and top with your favorite toppings


  • Variations of Mayan Black Bean Soup
  •  Shortcut for homemade black beans: Use 2 cans (15 oz) of black beans

  • Add-ons: Corn, bacon, diced red bell peppers


  • How long does Mayan black bean soup last in the fridge?

    Black bean soup will last 3-4 days in the refrigerator.

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    Mayan Bean Soup (Sopa de frijol)


    Simmer up this sumptuous, rich bean soup and enjoy authentic flavors from this Mayan dish originally from Yucatan Mexico.

    Ingredients:
    • 1 cup dried black beans, rinsed
    • 3 cups water
    • 2 cups vegetable broth
    • 1 small onion, chopped
    • 1 teaspoon garlic, minced
    • 1 jalapeño, diced
    • 1 teaspoon salt
    • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
    • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes and mild green chiles
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
    • 1 teaspoon chili powder
    • Salt and Pepper to taste
    Instructions:
    1. Add all ingredients in a slow cooker on high for 4-5 hours, or low for 6-8 hours. Cook beans until tender, add water as needed. When cooked, mash beans in a slow cooker lightly, just enough to thicken the soup.
    2. Serve with warm tortillas or bolillo slices. Enjoy!
    3. Optional toppings: Cilantro, avocado slices, jalapeño slices, queso fresco, Mexican Crema (sour cream)

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