There is nothing more delicious than a hot bowl of black bean soup. It's my go to comfort food for the winter. Daily Buzz Moms have invited me to share the recipe with you and with their fabulous readers! I've adapted the recipe my grandmother had (which took about 2 days to prepare) to a quick 20 minutes.
20 minute Black Bean Soup
-2 tablespoons olive oil
-1 yellow onion, chopped (about 1 1/2 cups)
- 2 carrots diced
-2 garlic cloves diced
-2 tablespoons cumin
-1 bell pepper diced
-2 cans of black beans (I love Bush's Black beans)
-1 cup orange juice
-2 cups chicken stock
-2 cups of polska kielbasa sausage cubed
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1. In medium sized soup pot, sauté onions and carrots in olive oil till tender. Add cumin, garlic, and bell pepper and sauté for about 2 minutes.
2. Drain and add black beans, juice, sausage and stock. Heat until simmering.
3. Using an emergent blender, blend until soup consistency is smooth. (You can also use a regular blender)
4. Add your preferred toppings and enjoy!