Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Soup



Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Soup

Savor the warmth and richness of this hearty Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Soup. With its deep, earthy flavors and just a hint of fiery smokiness, this soup is a comforting embrace on chilly evenings. The combination of tender black beans, aromatic vegetables, and bold spices creates a symphony of taste that lingers on the palate.

Ingredients

  • 2 cups dried black beans, soaked overnight
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 can (14 oz) diced tomatoes
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro, chopped (for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add diced onion and sauté until translucent.
  2. Add minced garlic, chipotle peppers, ground cumin, and smoked paprika. Sauté for another minute.
  3. Drain the soaked black beans and add them to the pot. Pour in the vegetable broth.
  4. Bring the mixture to a boil, then reduce the heat to low. Cover and simmer for about 1 to 1.5 hours, or until the beans are tender.
  5. Stir in the diced tomatoes and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
  6. Using an immersion blender, carefully blend the soup until smooth and creamy in consistency.
  7. Taste and adjust seasoning as needed.
  8. Serve the smoky chipotle black bean soup hot, garnished with chopped fresh cilantro.

Cooking Time: About 1.5 hours

Yields: 6 servings

Indulge in the robust flavors of this Smoky Chipotle Black Bean Soup. The combination of tender black beans, chipotle peppers, and aromatic spices makes for a satisfying bowl of comfort.

Nutrition information: Calories: 220, Fat: 5g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 10g

Savor every spoonful of this smoky delight, as the warmth of chipotle peppers mingles harmoniously with the earthy goodness of black beans. Whether enjoyed as a meal on its own or accompanied by crusty bread, this soup is sure to be a favorite. Share it with friends and family, and let the rich aroma and taste create lasting memories around your table.

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