Colorados (Red Bean Soup) Recipe

Colorados (Red Bean Soup) Recipe
Colorados (Red Bean Soup) Recipe

PREP TIME

80

minutes

TOTAL TIME

195

minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

80

minutes

TOTAL TIME

195

minutes

SERVINGS

--

servings

Ingredients

  • 1

    pounds beans, red kidney

  • 14

    cup(s) water, divided

  • 3/4

    cup(s) wine, dry white

  • 1

    medium pepper(s), green, bell, chopped

  • 1

    medium onion(s), chopped

  • 1

    medium tomato(es), chopped

  • 4

    clove(s) garlic, minced

  • 1

    medium pepper(s), yellow wax chile, seeded and chopped

  • 1

    pounds beef, brisket, trimmed of fat and cut into 3/4-inch pieces

  • 1

    ham hock

  • 1

    large potato(es), russet, peeled and diced

  • 1

    teaspoon salt

  • 1/2

    teaspoon pepper, black ground

  • 1

    pounds beef, brisket, trimmed of fat and cut into 3/4-inch pieces

Directions

1. In a 6-quart Dutch oven, combine beans and the 6 cups water. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer for 2 minutes. Remove from heat. Cover and let stand for 1 hour. (Or place beans in 6 cups water in pan. Cover and let soak in a cool place for 6 to 8 hours or overnight.) Drain and rinse beans. 2. Return beans to Dutch oven. Add the 8 cups water, the wine or broth, sweet pepper, onion, tomato, garlic, and chile pepper. Bring to boiling; add beef brisket and ham hock. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 1 1/2 hours or until beans and meat are tender. Remove ham hock; set aside to cool. Mash beans slightly. Add potato to bean mixture. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cover and simmer about 15 minutes more or until potato is tender. When ham is cool enough to handle, cut meat from bone; discard bone. Cut ham into bite-size pieces; stir into bean mixture. Stir in salt and black pepper Nutritional Info (Per serving): Calories: 273, Saturated Fat: 1g, Sodium: 457mg, Dietary Fiber: 12g, Total Fat: 4g, Carbs: 33g, Cholesterol: 35mg, Protein: 24g Exchanges: Vegetable: 0.5, Starch: 1.5, Other Carb: 0.5, Lean Meat: 2.5, Fat: 0.5 Carb Choices: 1.5

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