This easily prepared soup is made with canned black beans which are pureed with sauteed onion, garlic and green bell pepper.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
- 1 onion, chopped
- 2 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 green bell pepper, chopped
- 7 cups water
- 1 teaspoon olive oil
- salt to taste
- ground black pepper to taste
- 1/8 teaspoon ground cumin
In a Dutch Oven saute onion, garlic and green pepper in oil over medium heat till tender.
Add beans and water and season with salt, pepper and cumin to your desired taste. Mix well and simmer for 25 minutes.
Pour soup into blender and puree. Once soup is to your desired consistency return to Dutch Oven and return to medium-low heat.
Pour a few drops of olive oil in bowl for added flavor and dish up soup.