Classic Black Bean Soup and Rice
The classic black bean soup recipe you've been looking for! A half bowl of soup and a half bowl of rice is the ultimate comfort food.
- 2 cans seasoned black beans drained but not rinsed
- 1 can vegetable broth or chicken broth if you prefer
- 1 1/2 cups water
- 2 T. olive oil
- 1 cup chopped onion
- 2 cloves minced garlic
- 2 tsp. chili powder
- 1/4 tsp. cumin
- Rice your favorite kind
In a large sauce pan, saute onions and garlic in olive oil until tender.
Add chili powder and cumin and stir.
Add remaining ingredients and let simmer for 15 minutes.
Use immersion blender to blend some of the beans and leaves some of the beans whole. OR put half of soup in blender and blend then return to pot.
To serve place a cup of rice in bowl and our in the soup.
Garnish with fresh cilantro and shredded cheese, if desired.