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black bean soup

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

My husband and son love black beans so I keep cans of black beans on hand so they can whip a bowl of soup anytime they want.

(1 rating)
yield 4 -6
method Stove Top

Ingredients For black bean soup

  • 1 md
    onion, diced
  • 2 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1
    jalapeno pepper, diced
  • 2 c
    cooked black beans
  • 1 can
    diced tomatoes
  • 2 c
  • 1 tsp
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • kosher salt to taste
  • cilantro, fresh for garnish
  • 1 md
    avocado, cut into pieces for garnish, optional

How To Make black bean soup

  • 1
    In a 4 a 4 quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. When oil is hot, add onion and cook for 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and jalapeno pepper and cook for 1 more minute.
  • 2
    Add beans, tomatoes and water. Bring it to quick boil. Add salt, cumin and black pepper for your taste.
  • 3
    Let it simmer for 10 minutes stirring occasionally. Serve in a soup bowl over brown rice if desired. Garnish with cilantro and diced avocado.