Black Bean Soup

A hearty black and garbanzo bean soup with the full flavour of assorted peppers, jalapeño, spring onions, and garlic.

Black Bean Soup

Ingredients

  • 720 ml (3 cups) low sodium vegetable stock
  • 315 g (1½ cup) black beans, cooked, rinsed, drained
  • 360 g (1½ cup) garbanzo beans, rinsed, drained
  • 80 g (½ cup) onion, sautéed
  • 3 garlic cloves, roasted
  • 3 Tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 jalapeño, seeded, quartered
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 35 g (¼ cup) red pepper, stemmed, seeded, diced

Directions

  1. Place stock, 155 g (¾ cup) beans, garbanzo beans, onion, garlic, lime juice, jalapeño pepper, and seasonings into the Vitamix container in the order listed and secure lid.
  2. Select the Hot Soups program, or Variable 1.
  3. Turn machine on and allow the machine to complete the programmed setting, or slowly increase speed to High and blend for 6-7 minutes or until heavy steam escapes from the vented lid.
  4. Reduce speed to Variable 4 and remove the lid plug. Add peppers and reserved 155 g (¾ cup) beans through the lid plug opening.
  5. Blend for additional 10 seconds. Serve immediately.