*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            Black Bean Soup (Mf)
 
 Recipe By     : COOKING MONDAY TO FRIDAY SHOW #MF6603
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Soup-ss                          Bean-ss
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
      1/2  cup           onion and red bell pepper -- finely diced
    2                    garlic cloves
    1      teaspoon      ground cumin
    2      cans          (15 ounce) black beans -- rinsed and drained
    4      cups          chicken broth
                         --garnish--
    4      ounces        shredded or diced smoked ham
                         sour cream
                         pickled jalapeno or nacho peppers
 
 Heat 2 tablespoons olive oil. Saute 1/2 cup each finely diced onion and red
 pepper, cover and cook until tender. Add 2 cloves minced garlic and 1
 teaspoon ground cumin and saute a few seconds. Add two (15 ounce) cans
 rinsed and drained black beans and 4 cups chicken broth. Bring to a simmer
 and cook for 10 minutes to bring flavors together.
 
 If too thick, thin with water, then adjust seasoning. Garnish with 4 ounces
 finely shredded or diced smoked ham, sour cream and pickled jalapeno or
 nacho peppers, if you wish.
 
 
 
 Busted by  Gail Shermeyer <4paws@netrax.net> on Jul 12, 97
 
 
 
 
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