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Black Bean Soup

$.40 per serving
Servings 8
Author Annemarie Rossi

Ingredients

  • 3 cups dried black beans
  • 4 cups broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1/4 cup chopped red onion
  • 1/4 cup chopped sundried tomatoes
  • 4 oz diced green chilis
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 2 tsp salt or to taste
  • Cilantro, scallions, crushed tortilla chips, and avocado for garnish (optional)

Instructions

  • Cover the dried beans in water and boil on the stove for five minutes. (Alternately, soak them overnight in water.) Drain the beans.
  • Transfer the beans to the slow cooker and add the remaining ingredients except the garnish ingredients.
  • Cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until beans are very soft. Puree the soup a bit with an immersion blender.
  • Garnish with any of the suggested toppings.