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Easy Black Bean Soup

Easy Black Bean Soup

Heart and comforting black beans are simmered with a bounty of vegetables in a seasoned broth.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course Main Course
Servings 4

Equipment

  • 1 Dutch oven or stockpot

Ingredients
 
 

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and chopped
  • 2-3 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2-3 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 tbsp salt
  • ½ tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • ½ tsp chile powder
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 2-3 bay leaves
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 cup tomato puree or crushed tomatoes
  • 2 cups precooked black beans or 1 can of drained black beans
  • 1 cup broth

Instructions
 

  • Heat a Dutch oven or stockpot on medium heat. Add the olive oil.
  • Add the onions, celery, carrots, and garlic. Sauté for about 5 minutes until the onions are translucent and the vegetables a little tender.
  • Add the salt and seasonings and stir to combine. Allow them to cook for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the tomato paste and stir. Let cook for a minute until darkened in color.
  • Add the tomato puree and continue to stir for a couple of minutes.
  • Add the black beans and bay leaves. Cover with broth. Put the lid on your pot and allow to simmer for an hour and a half.
  • Serve with your favorite toppings!
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