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Black Bean Soup

Monday, January 06, 2014

Hello Sparkfamily! Did you say that you are hungry for black bean soup?! Blck beans coming right up!


1 lb black beans, soaked
8 cups low sodium broth or water
1 tablespoon kosher salt
1 cup onion, chopped
1 cup green pepper, chopped
1 cup celery, chopped
1 cup carrots, chopped
8 tablespoons olive oil
6 garlic cloves, peeled
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin (or to taste)
4 teaspoons white vinegar


Simmer beans in water until soft. Sauté onion, pepper, celery and carrots
in olive oil until the onions turn golden brown. Add garlic, cumin and
vinegar. Cook, stirring for 3 minutes. Drain about 1/2 cup water from
beans and add it to the sauté.
Cook over low heat for 30 minutes.
Combine vegetables with beans.
Cook for another 30 minutes, adding more water if necessary. Enjoy!

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