Our Favorite Black Bean Soup
Recipe type: Main Dish/Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
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Serves: 4 dinner servings
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 3 whole bell peppers (any color), seeded and diced
  • 4 cloves fresh garlic, minced
  • 4 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 4 cups chicken broth or stock (plus a splash of water depending on how thick you like your soup)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1½ teaspoon Chili Powder
  • 1½ teaspoon Cumin
  • TOPPINGS (optional)
  • Tortilla chips
  • Sour cream
  • Shredded cheese
  • Diced avocado
  • Cilantro leaves
  • Sliced green onion
  • Pickled jalapeƱo peppers
  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, then add diced onion and saute till tender (about 5-6 min). Add bell peppers and saute another 5-7 min. Next, add minced fresh garlic and stir consistently for 1 min to prevent burning. Add salt, chili powder, and cumin and stir well to combine. Add chicken broth (plus optional water) and black beans and bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 20 min.
  2. Serve soup in a bowl with desired fixin's and enjoy!
Recipe by Daily Rebecca at http://www.dailyrebecca.com/2017/10/favorite-black-bean-soup/