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(Almost) Nigella's Black Bean SoupSaturday, December 17, 2016
Like a lot people, I love using ham stock or a ham bone to make rich, meaty black bean soup like this crockpot black bean soup. This version from Nigella Lawson is a bit of a break from the norm, though. It utilizes the broth, juices, and ham bone left over from making her Coca-Cola Ham, which results in a bean soup that is a little sweet and unexpected.
However, if you're in the mood for the soup, but don't feel like making a ham first to get that sweet, sticky broth, you can mimic the flavor by combining cola (preferably real sugar Coca-Cola, but the choice is yours) and ham stock.
Michiana-based food writer with a fondness for garlic, freshly baked bread, stinky cheese, dark beer, and Mexican food—who believes that immersing herself in different cultures one bite at a time is the best path to enlightenment.