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Published on January 5th, 2016 | by admin


International chef Jamie Oliver prepares Costa Rica´s traditional dish

Cultural experience is part of adventure travel. In this articule, of Nature Air cuisine, we recomend a traditional Costa Rican soup, called sopa negra in Latin America, is filling and delicious.

“A thick stew of black beans and poached eggs, this will keep you feeling fuller for longer. Don’t forget dollops of spicy salsa!” says the famous chef, Jamie Oliver.

He shared in his Youtube Channel, which has more than 2 million of followers, a video called: “Healthy Black Bean Soup”


  • 3 red onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 fresh red chillies
  • ½ a bunch of fresh coriander
  • olive oil
  • ½ a bunch of fresh thyme
  • 2 x 400 g tins of black beans
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 corn tortillas


Peel and finely chop the onions and garlic, then trim and finely slice the celery. Deseed and finely chop the peppers and chillies. Pick the coriander leaves, then finely chop the stalks.

Drizzle a lug of olive oil in a large saucepan and place over a medium-low heat. Add two-thirds of the chopped onion, garlic, celery, coriander stalks and peppers to the pan, then pick in the thyme leaves.

Add half of the chilli and gently sauté the veggies for 15 minutes, or until softened but not coloured.

Tip in both tins of black beans with their liquid, followed by the bay leaves and 400ml of boiling water. Turn up the heat and bring to the boil.

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