Need this to be vegan? Just omit the cheese! Need it to be gluten-free? Check the ingredients on yor spices to make sure there are no hidden additives, since all the other ingredients, includeing the black beans, onions, garlic and basil are all naturally gluten-free.
Recipe and photo courtesy of Bush's® Beans.
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- 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
- 1 onion, chopped
- 3 cloves garlic, chopped
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 3 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/2 teaspoon oregano
- 3 15-ounce cans black beans
- black pepper, to taste
- shredded cheese (omit the cheese to keep it vegan)
- fresh chopped basil
Puree one can of black beans, add to pot. Add second can of black beans (do not puree). Drain last can of black beans and add to pot (do not puree).
Reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes, stirring often. Add black pepper, to taste. This soup is quite thick, so thin it out with a bit of water, if you'd like.
Top with salsa, shredded cheese and fresh basil.