Slow Cooked Mexican Cafe Bean Soup

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Tammy Brownlow

By
@DoughmesticGoddess

The broth is so full of flavor. Smoky and spicy - just like your favorite mexican cafe'. Great with corn bread and fried potatoes and onions or as a starter to your favorite mexican meal. Try this once and you will want it again !

Southern Food With Flare (:

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
Comments:
Serves:
many as an appetizer or main dish
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
2 Hr
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

FOR BEANS:

1 c
dried pinto beans, soaked overnight
1
ham bone with meaty pieces
6 c
water
1/2
onion, peeled and halved with ends cut off
1
bay leaf
2
cinnamon sticks
3 clove
garlic, peeled and smashed

FOR SOUP:

1/2
onion, peeled and diced
3 large
pickled jalapeno peppers
2 medium
tomatoes, peeled, seeded and diced
1 tsp
salt
1/2 tsp
chili de arbol seasoning
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/2 tsp
liquid smoke flavoring
1 c
diced ham from the ham bone
2 Tbsp
cilantro leaves, diced

Step-By-Step

1In a large dutch oven add all ingredients for beans. Cover and cook on medium low heat for about an hour or until beans are tender.
2Remove hambone and any meat, onions, bay leaf, cinnamon sticks, and garlic.
3Dice 1 cup of ham and add back to the pot, along with diced onion, jalapenos diced, salt, chili de arbol, cumin, and liquid smoke. Without lid cook for another 30 minutes.
4Add diced tomatoes and cilantro leaves and cook until tomatoes are tender another 20 minutes.
5Ladle up and enjoy (:

About Slow Cooked Mexican Cafe Bean Soup

Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Mexican
Hashtags: #spicy, #smoky, #pinto beans