Simple Black Bean Soup | Veggiecation© a Culinary-Nutrition Education Program About Vegetables
Friday, 09 August 2013 11:15

Simple Black Bean Soup






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YIELD:  6 Servings


2 - 15.5 oz. cans Black Beans, drained

1 Tbsp. Canola, safflower, or grapeseed oil

1 cup finely diced Onion

1 clove Garlic, minced

2 tsp. Chili Powder

1 tsp. ground Cumin

1 tsp. Smoked Paprika

3 cups Vegetable Stock

Salt to taste

1 Tbsp. chopped Cilantro (optional)


Place the onion and oil in a pot.

Cook over a medium heat until the onions are translucent, stirring occasionally.

Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute.

Add the chili powder, cumin and smoked paprika, and stir.  Sauté for 1 minute.

Add the black beans and the vegetable stock and bring to a boil.

Reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes.

Remove half of the black bean mixture and place in a food processor or blender.

Purée until smooth.

Return the black bean purée to the soup, stir and heat.

Taste and add salt if necessary.

Garnish with Cilantro.

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