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Black Bean Soup With Salsa Verde

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2 cans (15-1/2-oz each) black beans, drained
1-1/2 cups low-sodium chicken broth
1 cup prepared salsa verde (or less, if you want the soup less spicy
1/2 cup packed cilantro leaves, plus extra sprigs for garnish (optional)
1 tsp ground cumin
1/4 cup crumbled tortilla chips, for garnish
1/4 cup sour cream, for garnish


Puree all ingredients except garnishes in a blender until smooth.  Pour into a large saucepan or Dutch oven, and bring to a simmer.  Simmer, partially covered and stirring frequently, to blend flavors, 5 to 7 minutes.  Serve, garnishing each portion with 1 tablespoon of tortilla chips, 1 tablespoon of sour cream and optional cilantro sprigs.


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09/03/2010 - Posted by | Soup

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