Calypso Bean Soup Print

Serves 4

  1. Sort beans and soak overnight in bowl using 3 times as much water as beans. The next morning rinse beans thoroughly with cold water.
  2. In soup pot, add beans, water, onion, carrots, celery and garlic. Bring to boil, lower the heat and simmer, partially covered, until the beans are tender, about 1 hour. Add salt and pepper and serve beans with broth and garnishes.
  • 1 cup dried Calypso beans
  • 1 quart water
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 1 garlic clove, chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • Garnish: finely sliced green onions and jalapeno chili, chopped bacon, sour cream and tomato salsa.