Cajun Black Bean Soup

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Cajun Black Bean Soup

Yield: 4

Cajun Black Bean Soup

Here is a quick, easy, simple recipe with lots of flavor (and a little heat).

Ingredients

¼ cup cilantro (chopped)

4 cloves garlic (peeled and pressed)

1 large lime (cut into wedges)

1 medium red onion (chopped)

2 15 oz cans black beans

2 cups veggie stalk (low sodium)

2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar

1 tsp cayenne

2 tsp cumin

1 lbs ground turkey or side meat (optional)

Instructions

  1. Gather your ingredients.
  2. Chop cilantro and onion. Peel garlic. Measure out spices and veggie stalk. Rinse beans.
  3. In a large sauce pan, sauté the onion and garlic over medium heat until the onion becomes translucent (about 4 min).
  4. Add 1 ½ cup of water, cilantro (save a little to garnish), beans, spices, and veggie stalk. Heat to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and cook covered for about 20 min.
  5. While that is cooking, you can slice your lime.
  6. Place ½ the soup into your VitaMix (or food processor) and blend until smooth.
  7. Return to sauce pan and add 2 Tbsp of apple cider vinegar and cook covered for another few minutes.
  8. Serve topped with cilantro. lime wedge, and salad.

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