easiest black bean soup

27 Oct

cheap and easy.

-4 cans undrained black beans
OR
-1# dried black beans
-6 cups water
-2 tsp salt
-2 Tbsp oil
-1 onion, chopped
-1 bay leaf
2 14 oz cans diced tomatoes or diced tomatoes with green chiles
Salt, lime juice, cumin or oregano to taste
Sunflower cream, sour supreme, avocado chunks, cilantro, green onions or whatever else for garnish

Soak & cook the dried black beans (if using) with the water, salt, oil & onion either on the stove or in the pressure cooker. If using canned, just heat through. When beans are cooked/heated, add tomatoes and puree in batches. Adjust seasonings if necessary. Serve in bowls with garnishes if using.

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