Shrimp Soup with Black Beans and Hominy Recipe

Shrimp Soup with Black Beans and Hominy Recipe

How To Make Shrimp Soup with Black Beans and Hominy

This pleasant shrimp soup is a hearty dish that offers a savory flavor from black beans, white hominy, and peppers. Prep a filling batch in just 10 minutes!

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 2 hours 16 minutes
Total: 2 hours 26 minutes



  • lbsmeaty ham hock
  • 2large carrots
  • 4large garlic cloves
  • 1small onion
  • 1celery rib
  • 1bay leaf
  • 12cupswater
  • 15ozwhite hominy,(1 can)
  • 15ozblack beans,(1 can)
  • 1red bell pepper
  • 1ancho chili
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  • 1lbshrimp
  • 3tbsplime juice,fresh
  • 1hass avocado
  • 1cupcilantro sprigs


  1. In a large pot, bring the ham hock, carrots, garlic, onion, celery, bay leaf, and water to a boil. Cover partially and simmer over low heat for 2 hours.

  2. Strain, return to the pot, and boil for 10 minutes until reduced to 10 cups. Skim.

  3. Add the hominy, black beans, red bell pepper, and ancho, and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for about 6 minutes until the bell pepper is tender.

  4. Add the shrimp and cook until pink. Add the lime juice.

  5. Ladle into bowls, garnish with the avocado and cilantro, and serve. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 645.11kcal
  • Fat: 18.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.95g
  • Trans Fat: 0.10g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 8.56g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 3.31g
  • Carbohydrates: 68.24g
  • Fiber: 17.91g
  • Sugar: 5.84g
  • Protein: 53.35g
  • Cholesterol: 164.43mg
  • Sodium: 2138.97mg
  • Calcium: 198.74mg
  • Potassium: 1984.55mg
  • Iron: 6.31mg
  • Vitamin A: 317.59µg
  • Vitamin C: 35.34mg
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