A Really Yummy Black Bean Soup

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Susan Feliciano

By
@frenchtutor

This is something I can throw together with things from the fridge and pantry, almost any night of the week. I got the idea of adding the spinach from my Fresh Produce Guide. Hope you enjoy it.

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8 or more
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

  • 1-2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 small
    onion, chopped
  • 1 c
    chopped carrots
  • 1 c
    chopped celery
  • 2 clove
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp
    freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 c
    vegetable broth
  • 1 pkg
    (4 cups) fresh baby spinach
  • 2 can(s)
    (14 oz) crushed tomatoes
  • 1 can(s)
    (15 oz) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can(s)
    black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 Tbsp
    chopped fresh thyme, or 1 tbsp dried (optional)
  • 1/2 c
    sour cream or greek yogurt

How to Make A Really Yummy Black Bean Soup

Step-by-Step

  1. Heat a large Dutch oven with 1-2 tablespoons olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, carrots, celery, garlic, and pepper. Sauté until vegetables are tender, about 5-7 minutes.
  2. Add broth, spinach, tomatoes, chickpeas, and black beans. Bring to a boil. Cover and reduce heat. Simmer for 10-15 minutes. Stir in fresh or dried thyme, or just top it with fresh thyme leaves.
  3. You may also top each serving with a dollop of sour cream or Greek yogurt.

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