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No-Soak Black Bean Soup Recipe

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This recipe for No-Soak Black Bean Soup, by , is from Home Cooking of the Hollenshead Family , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Joy Hollenshead Hasley
Added: Thursday, May 7, 2009


1 T. olive oil
1 (med.) yellow onion, chopped
1 (med.) green bell pepper, cut into 1 inch pieces
7 garlic cloves, minced
1 lb. dried black beans, rinsed and drained
5 c.water
3 c. reduced-sodium vegetable broth
1 can chopped green chilies, undrained
1 T. ground cumin
1 tsp. dried thyme leaves
1 tsp sea salt
1/2 tsp. black pepper
2 dried bay leaves
1/2 c. sour cream
1/2 (med.) red bell pepper, finely chopped
1/2 (med.) white onion, finely chopped
1/2 finely chopped cilantro

Add olive oil to a 5 qt. slow cooker and turn it to the highest setting. Stir in yellow onion and cook 5 min. Add green bell pepper, garlic, beans, water, vegetable broth, chilies, cumin, thyme, salt pepper and bay leaves. Cover and cook on high at least 8 hr. Remove bay leaves.

Before serving, blend with a hand mixer until the mixture is thick, with beans, onion and peppers visible. Ladle into soup bowls and top each serving with 1 T. sour cream and 1 tsp. each red bell pepper and white onion. Sprinkle with cilantro.

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Joy is the wife of Hugh Hasley, the daughter of Virginia (Rogers) Hollenshead & the late John Hollenshead & the granddaughter of the late Charlie & Carrie Lou (Wade) Hollenshead.




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