Black Bean Soup
  • 2tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onionchopped
  • 3cloves garlicminced
  • 1 green bell pepperchopped
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2tablespoons white or apple cider vinegar
  • 1teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 3-4 bay leaves
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 6cups black beanscooked
  • 2cups vegetable broth
  • ¼cup fresh parsley
  1. In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, sauté the onion, garlic, and bell pepper in the olive oil until the onion begins to soften, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the tomato, vinegar, cumin, coriander, paprika, bay leaves, salt, and pepper and cook for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the beans and broth and reduce to a simmer. Cook for about 15 minutes, covered.
  4. Remove bay leaves and serve garnished with parsley.