Black Bean Soup with Chipotles in Adobo
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Serves: 4
  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 3 chipotles in adobo sauce + 1 tbs of adobo sauce
  • 2 tbs extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 1 clove of garlic, minced
  • 3 c vegetable stock
  • 1½ c water
  • 1 tbs salt
  • ½ tsp pepper
  1. Heat a soup pot on medium with olive oil.
  2. Add the onions and cook for 4 minutes, until translucent.
  3. Add the garlic and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
  4. Once sauteed, throw in the black beans and the chipotles (w/ the sauce) to incorporate them with the onion and garlic.
  5. Next, add the vegetable stock and water.
  6. Bring to a boil then simmer for 1 hour or longer.
  7. Finish with salt, pepper, and an immersion blender to smooth out the soup.
  8. Enjoy with tortilla chips or on top of nachos and tacos!
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