Creamy Black Bean Soup

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Recipe Time

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 30 Minutes

Ingredients

1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 (32-oz.) container chicken broth
2 (4.5-oz.) cans chopped green chiles, undrained
1 (14.5-oz.) can Mexican-style stewed tomatoes, undrained
1 (14.5-oz.) can diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (11-oz.) can whole kernel corn, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
Toppings: sour cream, shredded Cheddar cheese, diced tomatoes, chopped fresh cilantro

Preparation

1. Sauté onion and garlic in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in Slow-cooker Black Beans and next 7 ingredients, stirring to loosen particles from bottom of Dutch oven; cover and bring to a boil. Uncover, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes.

2. Process 2 cups of soup in blender or food processor 30 seconds or until smooth. Return to Dutch oven, and stir until blended. Serve with desired toppings.

*2 (15-oz.) cans black beans, rinsed and drained, may be substituted.

Note:

February 2009