Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup
 
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Serves: 6-8
Ingredients
  • -1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Onion, diced
  • 3-4 Garlic Cloves, chopped
  • 2 cups Dried Black Beans, soaked overnight, rinsed and drained
  • 32 oz Chicken Broth or Vegetable Stock (low sodium optional)
  • ¼ cup Cilantro, chopped
  • 2 Bay Leaves
  • 2 tsp Chili Powder
  • 1 tsp Cumin
  • 1 tsp Garlic Powder
  • 1 tsp Kosher Salt
  • Toppings: cheddar cheese, yogurt and/or sliced avocado
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in a saute pan over medium heat and saute onions for 4 minutes and then add the garlic and saute for another minute.
  2. Pour the onion/garlic mixture into the crock pot along with the rest of the ingredients and stir to combine.
  3. Cook on low for 8-10 hours.
  4. (optional -- I did not do this) Puree the ingredients to your desired texture with blender (or partially blend).
  5. Top with suggesting toppings or anything you like!
Recipe by Maryann Jacobsen at https://maryannjacobsen.com/slow-cooker-black-bean-soup/