Black Bean Soup
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Recipe type: Soup
Serves: 4
  • 2 14.5 oz cans Chicken Broth
  • 2 chicken bouillon cubes ( optional)
  • 3 cups water ( reduce down to 1½ cups for a thicker soup)
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 15 oz cans black beans, undrained
  • 16oz jar salsa
  • ½ teaspoon cumin ( this gives it some kick!)
  1. Combine the broth, bouillon cubes, water and chopped onion in a soup pot. Cover and cook over medium heat for 5 minutes. Then, reduce the heat to medium low.
  2. In a blender, puree 2 cans of the undrained black beans until smooth. Add to the soup pot along with the remaining 2 cans of undrained black beans.
  3. Stir in the salsa and cumin.
  4. Simmer 10 minutes, giving it a stir occasionally.
  5. Garnish each bowl with a big dollop of sour cream, some shredded Monterey Jack cheese and a few slices of pickled Jalapeno pepper.
  6. Get ready for your tastebuds to dance with delight!
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