Hello! I hope everyone is having a great weekend.
Today I would like to share a recipe for a wonderful soup to warm you to the core - Enjoy!
An idealist is one who, on noticing that roses smell better than a cabbage, concludes that it will also make better soup.
-Henry L. Mencken
Good manners: The noise you don't make when you're eating soup.
Black Bean Soup
*1 Tbsp vegetable Oil
*8 oz. mirepoix (carrots, celery & onions), finely chopped
*3/4 tsp ground cumin
*1 large garlic clove, minced
*1 can diced tomatoes
*3 cans black beans, drained, rinsed
*3 2/3 cups chicken broth or stock
*4 tsp cilantro, minced
*4 tsp sour cream
1.) Heat oil in soup pot on medium.
2.) Add vegetables and cumin.
3.) Cook, stirring frequently, until vegetables are soft.
4.) Add garlic and cook about 1 minute.
5.) Stir in black beans, tomatoes and broth.
6.) Bring to simmer.
7.) Simmer uncovered about 15 min.
8.) Remove from heat.
9.) Puree soup in small batches in blender (be careful - HOT).
10.) Ladle in to bowls.
11.) Garnish with cilantro and sour cream.
Marriage is a meal where the soup is better than the dessert.
Have a great day and until tomorrow: Go Ahead & Indulge!