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Best Cuban Navy Bean Soup

 

Dive into the navy with this appetizing soup that can be served on its own or accompany a meal.
91

Yield

8

servings

Prep

30

min

Cook

90

min

Ready

120

min

Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber
 

Ingredients

1 cup navy beans
soaked
2 ½ quarts water
*
1 each bay leaves
*
¼ cup olive oil
2 each garlic cloves
chopped
1 medium onions
chopped
2 cups tomatoes
chopped
1 medium potatoes
diced
1 x saffron threads
*
1 x salt and black pepper
*
½ teaspoon cumin
1 cup cabbage
shredded
1 cup butternut squash
diced
*
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
fresh, chopped

Directions

Drain beans, combine with water & bay leaf & simmer 1 to 1½ hours. Add additional water if necessary.

In a skillet, heat olive oil and cook garlic and onions 6 minutes. Add tomatoes & cook for 10 minutes.

When beans are tender, add tomato mixture, potato, saffron, salt, pepper, cumin, cabbage and squash and cook for another 30 minutes. Add more water as necessary.

Serve garnished with croutons if desired.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Reviews

almost 16 years

We tried the cuban navy bean soup, with family and friends, and everyone thought that it was very good. This recipe will be one of our favorite bean recipes. The navy beans, butternut squash and cabbage made a good combination.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 131g (4.6 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 14444% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 11%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 154mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 6g 6%
Dietary Fiber 3g 13%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 29%
Calcium 5% Iron 7%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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