Easy Black Bean Soup

This recipe comes to us courtesy of Green Mountain at Fox Run, Vermont, a for-women-only health retreat in the green mountains of Vermont, and appears on Green Mountain’s blog A Weight Lifted.   This recipe for Black Bean Soup is a favorite from Recipes for Living, the Green Mountain at Fox Run digital cookbook.

Easy Black Bean Soup
A perfect cold weather supper, rich in fiber.
Recipes: Soup
Serves: 12
Ingredients
  • 1 cup chopped celery
  • 1 cup chopped carrot
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 6 cups of cooked black beans (if using canned rinse well)
  • 1 1/2 cups crushed tomato
  • 1 tablespoon minced garlic
  • 1 quart water
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 2 teaspoons dried oregano
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1/2 cup cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1/4 cup diced roasted red peppers
Method
  1. Combine all ingredients, except the cheese and roasted red peppers, in a soup pot.
  2. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered for 45 minutes.
  3. Puree then adjust seasoning with salt and pepper, and adjust texture with water.
  4. Serve topped with the shredded cheese and roasted peppers.
  5. Makes 12 one-cup servings.
 


 

January 16, 2013 | | Tags:

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