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Black Bean Soup with Cilantro and Orange

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Category: Beans, Soups

 Ingredients List

  • 2 c Black beans
  • 8 c Water
  • 2 tb Vegetable broth/seasoning Mx
  • Freshly grnd. pepper
  • 2 Leeks, washed and sliced
  • 2 Carrots, scrubbed & chopped
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1/4 c Chopped fresh cilantro
  • Grated zest of 1 orange


1. Soak Beans overnight in enough water to cover. 2. Drain. 3. Place Beans,
6 cups of water, broth mix, and pepper
in large pot and cook over low heat until the beans
are tender, about 2 to 3 hours. 4. Meanwhile, cook the leek, carrot,
and onion in about 2
cups of water
until tender, about 30 minutes. 5. When beans are done, remove 2 cups of
beans in
liquid and process in
a blender or food processor until smooth. 6. Return to soup pot. 7.
Place cooked veggies and water in the blender or processor and process
until smooth. 8. Add to the beans and mix well. 9. Stir in the cilantro
and orange zest just before serving.

Variations: Cook 1 peeled and chopped potato with the beans and/or puree
all of the bean mixture for a thicker soup.

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