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Feb 11, 2014

Day 2 of Our Olympic Ring Colored Soups

Here's BLACK!



Black Bean Soup


1/2 lb. dried black beans, soaked overnight in water and drained

1 medium onion, diced

1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced

2 cloves garlic, minced

1 tsp ground cumin

1/2 tsp ground chipotle pepper

1 T. fresh minced cilantro

1 tsp. fresh lime juice

diced avocado for topping

Heat pan over medium heat and sauté onion, bell pepper, and garlic in 1/2 cup water. Add spices and stir to combine. Add soaked beans and 5 cups water. Simmer for about 1 hour or until beans are soft. Let cool and use blender or immersion blender to puree 2 cups of soup. Add back to the pot, and stir in cilantro and lime juice. Serve with avocado. Yum!

Makes 3-4 servings