Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

READY IN: 2hrs 10mins
Bev
Recipe by *Parsley*

A hearty bean/vegetable soup--even if you're not a vegetarian. You could save time and use canned beans instead of dried.

Top Review by Marsha Mazz

Fabulous flavorful soup! I made this just as described except we topped it with a spoonful of sour cream.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Soak beans overnight; drain.
  2. In a large soup pot, heat oil. Add in garlic, onion, red peppers, celery, celery leaves and carrots. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, until veggies start to soften.
  3. Add water, bay leaves, canned tomatoes, salt, pepper, cumin, oregano and cilantro. Bring to a boil. Add drained black beans.
  4. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat and simmer for about 2 hours or until beans are tender.
  5. Discard bay leaves and serve.

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