lunches this week – smokey black bean soup

I love soup.  I love a soup that is filling. That’s why this black bean soup is so wonderful. And so simple to make.  Perfect for the cool Fall weather that is descending upon us,  far too quickly.  This soup is like a warm sweater on a cold day. wpid-20150823_111313-1.jpg

wpid-20150823_110350-1.jpg

Ingredients:

  • 4-15 oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 cups of vegetable broth
  • 2 Chipotle peppers in Adobo sauce
  • 1 large onion,  chopped
  • 1 Tbsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 Tbsp olive oil

Instructions:

  1. Over medium-high heat,  saute onion and cumin until translucent,  8 to 10 minutes.
  2. In a large pot,  bring vegetable broth and black beans to a boil. Lower heat, simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Once beans are finished simmering, carefully ladle half the liquid and half the beans into a blender.  Add onions, chipotle peppers and paprika to blender. Pulse until pureed.
  4. Add puree back to pot and mix. Season with salt and pepper.
  5. Garnish with sliced avocado,  Greek yogurt, shredded cheese, etc.
Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s