Total Time
3hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 3 hrs

This recipe, with a few minor modifications, is from the Williams-Sonoma Kitchen Library, "Beans & Rice."

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place beans in bowl, cover with plenty of water, and soak overnight. Drain beans after soaking and place in large pot.
  2. In a medium-size sauce pan heat olive oil. Add yellow onion and saute until soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add garlic, cumin and chili powder.
  4. Add onion mixture to black beans.
  5. Add chicken broth and water to black beans.
  6. Uncovered, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and gently simmer for about 3 hours.
  7. Meanwhile, make salsa, stirring the last 6 ingredients together. Set aside.
  8. When soup is ready, ladle into individual bowls and garnish with a spoonful of salsa.