Black bean soup recipe

Black bean soup recipe 1

Recipe by: Chef John


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  • 6 slices bacon, chopped
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic clove, minced
  • 2 cups chicken broth
  • pinch of dried oregano
  • pinch of red pepper cayenne
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • salt to taste
  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 14 1/2 fluid ounces water
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground pepper
  • Relish:
  • 1/3 cup minced eco-friendly onion
  • 2 teaspoons sambal paste (or minced red chiles)
  • juice of just one lime
  • Garnish:
  • chopped eco-friendly onion (optional)
  • sour cream (optional)
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  1. Place bacon inside a cold pot. Turn heat to medium, prepare and stir before the bacon is cooked although not crisp.
  2. Stir in onion prepare and stir for 5-10 minutes, before the onion turns translucent and golden.
  3. Stir in garlic clove prepare for just two-3 minutes. Add chicken stock, turn heat to medium-high. Stir in oregano, cayenne and salt. Add black beans and water. Go back to a simmer.
  4. Simmer on medium-low, stirring from time to time, for 25-half an hour. While it’s cooking, mash about 50 % the beans to thicken the soup.
  5. Stir in pepper and cumin. Add salt to taste.
  6. Result in the relish by stirring together minced eco-friendly onion, sambal paste, and lime juice.
  7. Serve garnished with relish, chopped eco-friendly onions, and sour cream.

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