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Frijoles Canarios

Canary Bean Soup (Sopa de Frijoles Canarios)

Erica Dinho
5 from 19 votes
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 15 mins
Course Main dish
Cuisine Colombian
Servings 6 servings
Calories 429 kcal


  • 1 pound canary beans soaked overnight
  • 2 pounds pork ribs cut into pieces
  • 14 cups water
  • 2 cups grated carrots
  • ½ tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1 garlic clove
  • ¼ cup onion chopped
  • ¼ cup red bell pepper chopped
  • ¼ cup green pepper chopped
  • 1 scallion chopped
  • ½ tablespoon sazon Goya with azafran
  • 1 large potato peeled and diced
  • 1 chicken bouillon tablet
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup chopped cilantro


  • Pick through the beans and discard any debris. In a food processor, add garlic, onion, red bell pepper, green pepper and scallion.
  • In a large pot over medium heat, add the beans, water, processed vegetables, chicken bouillon, carrots and pork ribs. Slightly cover and simmer for 1 ½ hour.
  • Add the ground cumin, sazon Goya, cilantro and potatoes. Simmer for 30 to 40 minutes more or until the beans are tender.
  • Season with salt and pepper. Serve with white rice and hogao on the side.


Calories: 429kcalCarbohydrates: 26gProtein: 24gFat: 26gSaturated Fat: 8gPolyunsaturated Fat: 4gMonounsaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 85mgSodium: 147mgPotassium: 782mgFiber: 9gSugar: 3gVitamin A: 7463IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 92mgIron: 3mg
Keyword canary beans recipe, frijoles verdes
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