Monday, October 21, 2013

Easy Black Bean Soup

Makes 4 servings

3 TB olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups vegetable broth
3 cans (15 oz. each) black beans, drained
3/4 TB cumin
salt & pepper to taste
Optional: cilantro sour cream to garnish

1. Heat oil in large saucepan & saute onions.  Add garlic & saute a little more.  Stir in vegetable broth, cumin, & 1 can beans; bring to boil & simmer until heated.
2.  Transfer soup to blender & puree until smooth.  Return to saucepan & stir in remaining beans.  Bring to simmer & heat through.  Season with salt & pepper.  Serve with garnish if desired.

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