- 2 Onionchopped
- 2 cloves Garlicminced
- 3 tablespoons Butter
- 1 pound Black Beansoaked overnight
- 1 Stalk Celerychopped
- 150g Ham Bonecracked
- 1 Bay Leaf
Black bean soup with garlic, pepper, bay leaf and stalk celery.
Saute onions and garlic in butter until transparent, combine with beans, ham bone, celery, bay leaf and 2 quarts water in the crock pot.
Cook on high, covered for 2 hours, then on low for 8 to 10 hours.
Remove ham bone and bay leaf. Puree soup and return to pot. add salt, pepper and heat through.
Serve in soup bowls garnished with chopped hard-boiled eggs, parsley and lemon slices.