Roasted Poblano and Black Bean Soup
- Ready In:
- Heat oven to broil.
- Wash peppers and cut in half. Remove seeds and stems.
- Cut onion in half. Peel 1/2 onion in layers and place on sheet of aluminum foil with halves of peppers (skin side up).
- Spray with olive oil and broil until skins turn black and start to bubble. Remove peppers and onions with tongs and place in plastic bag.
- Let these steam in bag while you dice reserved onion and celery, then peel peppers. (I rub them between my hands while wearing rubber gloves).
- Heat olive oil on medium and add celery and diced onion. Saute until onions are translucent, approx 3-4 minutes.
- In the meantime, dice broiled onions and peppers - add to onion and celery mix.
- Drain can of beans into bowl and save 1/4 cup liquid from can. Rinse beans and add to vegetables in pot.
- Toss beans and veggies with oregano, garlic and cumin, heat for one minute.
- Add cans of tomatoes with juice. Simmer for 15 minutes.
- Remove 2 cups of vegetables from soup. Pour remainder of soup into food processor to cool slightly.
- Pour can of vegetable broth and saved bean liquid into soup pot. Heat on medium as you puree vegetables in food processor.
- Turn puree through food mill into broth and combine with reserved vegetables (food mill is not absolutely necessary, but gave it a really silky texture).
- Heat through, approx 5 minutes and serve warm. This is delicious on a bed of rice or whole grains.
Questions & Replies
Got a question? Share it with the community!
Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!
RECIPE SUBMITTED BY
I joined Recipezaar, because guess why - I can't cook!! I look for recipes often on the "magic box" and I haven't found a site yet to compare with the 'Zaar. Everyone seems to get along like a family here and I feel comfortable trying everyone's unique recipes and looking for tips on how to do the actual cooking thing. I am trying to learn from you all. I don't have that bone or gland in my body that helps decide what flavor is missing from a dish. I usually have a question mark over my head when preparing my meals.