Easy Black Bean Soup

Easy Black Bean Soup

This Recipe Serves 6

Are you feeling chilled by the outside temperatures? If so, this Easy Black Bean Soup should help warm you up. We find this recipe to be both is filling and super simple to make.

Easy Black Bean Soup Ingredients

Garlic –- 3 Cloves Diced
Onion – 1 Medium Chopped
Red Pepper – Chopped
Lime – Juiced
Black Beans – 46.5 ounces (Three 15.5 oz. cans or fresh beans yield 46.5 oz.)
Vegetable Broth – 3 Cups
Mediterranean Thyme or Oregano – 1 tbsp.
Cumin – 1 tbsp.
Bay Leaf
Turmeric – ½ tsp
Paprika – 2 tsp
Aleppo Pepper or Red Pepper Flakes – ½ tsp
Salt & Pepper to Taste

What to Do

1) If using fresh black beans – Soak beans, in separate containers overnight. Cover beans with water and a pinch of baking soda.
2) Place beans in separate pans, cover with water. Once the water has boiled, reduce the heat and simmer until the beans are tender. Cooking time should take 30-45 minutes on average.
3) Once cooked, drain and allow to cool.
4) If can beans are used, skip steps 1-3. Drain and Rinse
5) Sautee garlic until slightly brown on the edges.
6) Add onion and cook until translucent.
7) Add red pepper – continue cooking until tender.20181113_181034
8) Add vegetable broth, beans, lime juice, and all spices – stir to combine.
9) Cover and bring to boil. Once boiling, lower heat and simmer for 30 minutes.

10) After 30 minutes, blend ½ of soup. Leave ½ of the vegetables whole.20181113_185743
11) Add salt and pepper to taste
12) Serve warm. – Feel free to add chips, sour cream (or vegan alternative), and or avocado. Crispy bread works great as a chip alternative.

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If you are more of a visual person, feel free to watch the soup being made in the video below.

Happy Eatin’

Here is another bean recipe for you to enjoy: Fajita Spiced Bean Salad 

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