Backpacking Food: How to Make Cuban Black Bean Soup

How to Make Cuban Black Bean Soup

If you like chili, then you will love this Cuban black bean soup recipe.  It provides a nice change up to the standard bean bowl.   What’s the secret?  Cumin and plantain chips plus a little squeeze of lime, and you are on your way to taste buds dancing for dinner.  This is a great recipe for a multi-day trip as all of the ingredients (even the red pepper) can last for multiple days on the trail.  Check out the video below to see how to make it. 

Watch Chef Corso Cook the Cuban Black Bean Soup

Just 4.5 oz per serving, this fast and easy soup will satisfy for any trip! Also vegan and vegetarian with a great amount of protein.

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For those who enjoy spicy foods, this Cuban black bean recipe provides a nice variation from all the mundane classic bowl combinations out there.

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