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       Title: Mr. Food’s Quick Black Bean Soup 12/5/95
  Categories: Soups
       Yield: 1 servings
  
  
         2 cn black beans -- drained
         1 cn chicken broth -- condensed
       1/2 c  water
         1 sm onion -- quartered
         2    garlic cloves -- minced
     1 1/2 ts ground cumin
       1/2 ts dried oregano
         2 TB green bell pepper --
   :          chopped;optional
         4 ts sour cream -- (optional)
   
   Place the beans, chicken broth, water, onion, garlic,
   cumin, and oregano in a blender or a food processor.
   Process the ingredients for 1 minute; turn off the
   machine and wait until the blades stop, then scrape
   down the sides of the container. Process the mixture
   for another minute, until smooth. Transfer the mixture
   to a medium-sized saucepan and bring to a boil. Reduce
   the heat to low and simmer, uncovered, for 15 minutes,
   stirring frequently. Place in serving bowls and
   garnish with the chopped bell pepper and sour cream,
   if desired.
   
   Yield: about 5 cups
   
   Recipe By     : Source: WKBWTV
  
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