Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup
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Serves: 6-8
  • -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
  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