The islands of the Caribbean offer many flavorful recipes featuring hearty soups that combine a variety of beans, legumes, vegetables and fish. The spices and flavorings found in these recipes incorporate African, East Indian and Chinese influences. These rich mixtures of tastes and traditions can nourish you, body and soul.
For example, a soup with mouth-watering appeal is the truly marvelous Cuban Black Bean soup. Goya Foods offers many of the ingredients, including delicious spices, needed to make this and many other easy-to-prepare, quick and tasty recipes.
Cuban Black Bean Soup
2 Tbsp. Goya Olive Oil
3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
1/2 cup green pepper, finely chopped
2 tsp. Goya Minced Garlic or 4 cloves garlic minced
2 cans Goya Black Beans, undrained
2 tsp. oregano
1-1/2 cup water
4 oz. Sazon Preparado (Prepared Seasoning)
2 Tbsp. Goya White Cooking Wine or cider vinegar
Cooked white rice
Low-fat sour cream
Heat oil in a medium sauce-pan over
medium heat. Stir in onion, pepper, and garlic; cook until tender,
about 8-10 minutes. Stir in remaining ingredients. Bring to boil.
Reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes or until desired consistency. Serve
with desired garnishes. Serves 4.
Title: Sazon Preparado (Prepared Seasoning)
Categories: Herbs/spice, Dom repub, Caribbean, Upload
Yield: 6 cups
3 md Onions; chopped
1 ea Pepper, bell, green; seeded,
1 ea Pepper, bell, red; seeded,
4 lg Garlic cloves; peeled,
1 tb Oregano
1 c Scallions; chopped, both
-green and white
1/2 c Parsley; coarsely chopped
1/2 c Coriander; chopped
1 ts Tabasco sauce
1 tb Paprika, sweet
1 c Tomato paste
1 c Oil, olive
1/2 c Vinegar, white
Salt; to taste
Combine all ingredients and blend, bit by bit, to a puree in blender.
Pour into saucepan and simmer, stirring constantly, for 5 minutes. Cool and
Used to flavor stews, beans, rice and vegetables. Easy to make and useful to have on hand.