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  • 2 cloves - Garlic, minced
  • 2 teaspoons - Olive oil
  • 3 cans - Black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 8 ounces - Salsa, 1 jar
  • 2 cups - Water
  • 1/2 teaspoons - Chipotle chile powder
  • 1 tablespoons - Lime juice
  • 1/2 cups - Fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/2 cups - Shredded pepper jack cheese, 2 oz
  • Optional topping/add-ins:
  • - Avocado, diced
  • - Cooked chicken breast, shredded
  • - Sour cream, (or sub plain Greek yogurt)
  • Directions:

    1. In a large saucepan, heat olive oil and garlic over medium heat for about a minute, stirring occasionally, or until garlic becomes fragrant.
    2. Before garlic begins to brown, add beans, salsa, chipotle chile powder and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 2 minutes.
    3. Carefully place 3 cups black bean mixture in a blender or food processor and blend until smooth.
    4. Add blended soup back to saucepan, along with lime juice. Simmer for 10 minutes.
    5. Stir in chopped fresh cilantro.
    6. Serve into bowls and sprinkle each serving with cheese and any other desired toppings.

    Main Ingredient:

    Black beans

    Category:  Soups

    Cuisine:  American


    Katie Nufer

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    Posted On:

    May 17, 2020

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