Sopa Negra (Black Bean Soup) - Recipe


  • 2 cups black beans
  • 6 cups water
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 small onion
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • fresh coriander, finely chopped
  • 4 hard boiled eggs, minced
  • 1 tablespoon Lizano "Salsa Ingles" (only available in Central America)
  • alternatively: 1 tablespoon Worcester Sauce


Put the black beans in water for a day before cooking them. It makes sense to prepare plenty of beans and use them for various dishes.

Chop the onion and the garlic. Cook black beans in salt water with coriander, onion and garlic for 45 minutes in a pressure cooker. Strain and set broth aside. Blend 1 cup of beans and return to broth. Add salsa Ingles and the rest of the beans and let it boil. Garnish with hard boiled eggs and mix with blender.


Preparation Time: 1 hour

Difficulty: easy



The soup tastes best if it is prepared the day before.


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