Black Bean Soup

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Are you looking for  healthy, hearty, and delicious lunch/dinner meal ideas? Check out this quick and easy recipe below.

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth or vegetable broth
  • 3 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 teaspoon lime juice
  • 1/4 cup chopped green onions
  • 1 sliced avocado

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, mash one can black beans; set aside. In a large saucepan, sauté the onion and jalapeno in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  2. Stir in the broth, cumin, hot sauce, pepper, bay leaf, mashed black beans and remaining whole beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  3. Discard bay leaf. Stir in lime juice. Garnish each serving with slices of avocado.

Enjoy!

 

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