Mexican Black Bean Soup With Sausage

Total Time
15 mins
15 mins

The author of Seriously Simple, Diane Rossen Worthington, created this awesome and seriously simple soup.

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  1. In a medium saucepan, heat the olive oil until shimmering. Add the onion and cook over moderate heat, stirring occasionally until softened, about 3 minutes. Add the garlic along with the chipotle, cumin and oregano and cook, stirring, until fragrant, 2 minutes. Add the black beans and chicken stock and simmer, partially covered, for 15 minutes. Using a potato masher, coarsely crush some of the beans.
  2. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over high heat. Add the sausage and cook until browned, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes. Add the sausage to the beans, along with the lime juice and cilantro; season with salt and pepper. Simmer the soup for 2 minutes to allow the flavors to blend. Ladle the soup into bowls and serve, passing the sour cream and lime wedges separately.
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4 5

This soup is very good easy to make and much spicier the second day. My husband I and I both enjoyed this. Thanks for the recipe.

5 5

WOW! This is SOOO good! I made it exactly as indicated and it was fantastic. I don't think it could possibly be improved. I especially like that "zing" of the lime when added at the table. It contrasts with the cool, creamy sour cream and the "BAM!" of the chipotle. Delicious!

5 5

I can't believe I haven't rated this. I have made this soup multiple times and we just love it.