Black Bean Soup

We’ve searched long and hard for a good black bean soup recipe and we think this is the one.  It’s the easiest one also.  Go figure.

Lone Star Steakhouse and Saloon

2 servings

  • 2 15 oz. Can black beans
  • ¼ cup diced red onion, plus extra for garnish
  • 2 t. chopped pickled jalapeno slices, plus extra for garnish
  • 1 t. sugar
  • 1 t. cider or wine vinegar
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ t. salt
  • ¼ t. cayenne pepper
  • ½ t. chili powder
  • 1 T. sour cream for garnish

Pour canned beans along with liquid into medium saucepan.  Add remaining ingredients, except for garnish, and mix.  Bring to boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer, covered, for about 1 hour, adding water if necessary or until it is a s thick as you like.  Ladle into bowls and garnish with red onion, jalapeno slices, and sour cream arranged carefully in center of soup.

(Nutrition analysis per serving: calories, 362; fat, 5 grams; calories from fat, 11 percent.)

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