Easy Black Bean Soup
Recipe type: gluten free, grain free, nut free, dairy free, vegan, vegetarian
Cuisine: soup
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Serves: 4-6
This Easy Black Bean soup is so creamy, delicious, and healthy. It's simple and so cozy.
  • 2 Tbs extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 med onion, chopped
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • 2 15-oz cans black beans, undrained
  • 2 cups vegetable broth (or can substitute bone broth)
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp chipotle chili powder, or to taste
  • 1 tsp turmeric
  • 1 Tbs unsweetened chocolate chips or raw cacao powder
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • optional toppings: sliced scallions, shredded cheddar cheese, diced avocado, croutons, etc.
  1. Heat oil in a large soup pot over med heat.
  2. Add garlic and onion. Season with salt and sauce, stirring, 5 mins.
  3. Add beans, broth, spices, and chocolate.
  4. Simmer, uncovered, 25 mins, stirring occasionally.
  5. Using a stick blender, or a regular blender, blend half of the soup and then stir it back into the pot.
  6. Stir in balsamic vinegar. Adjust seasonings and ladle into bowls.
  7. Top with your choice of toppings and enjoy.
Recipe by Kitchen of Youth at https://kitchenofyouth.com/easy-black-bean-soup/