Black Bean Soup (Vegetarian)
Recipe type: Soup
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Serves: 4 servings
Quick and easy, one pot black bean soup
  • 2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • ½ cup chopped pepper (red, green, yellow)
  • ½ cup chopped onion (white, yellow or red)- about 1 small onion
  • ½ cup chopped carrot
  • 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 2 cans black beans- 14.5oz (drained and rinsed)
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 jalapeno pepper seeded and diced
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and pepper to taste
  1. Add olive oil to a Dutch Oven over low heat and mix in carrots, peppers, onions, garlic, jalapeno, oregano and cumin and stir well. Allow to saute gently over medium-low heat until onions are transparent and veggies are soft... about 10 minutes.
  2. Add in beans, broth, bay leaf and allow to simmer gently over low heat for about 30 minutes.
  3. Remove bay leaf and add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Place about ½ of the mixture into a blender and puree.
  5. Pour puree back into the soup and serve topped with cheese, avocado, tortilla strips, cilantro, sour cream etc...
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