Black Bean Soup
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Servings Prep Time
6servings 15minutes
Cook Time
30minutes
Ingredients
  • 2tbsp (30 mL) olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2cloves garlic, minced
  • 3cans (540 mL each) no salt added black beans
  • 1carton (900 mL) low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup (250 mL) water
  • 1cup (250 mL) crushed tomatoes
  • 1tbsp (15 mL) chili powder
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) cumin
  • 1 tsp (5 mL) paprika
  • 1/2tsp (2 mL) salt, or to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large soup pot, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper and sauté for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add garlic and sauté an additional 2 minutes, stirring.
  3. Add remaining ingredients (except salt) and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 20 minutes. Add salt to taste.
  4. Using an immersion blender, blend soup until desired consistency is achieved. (Or carefully transfer in batches to a blender.)
  5. Serve with avocado slices, fresh cilantro and tortilla chips.

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