Easy Black Bean Soup
A quick, simple, and nutritious soup.
- 1 onion, chopped
- 1 Tbs olive oil
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 cups water
- 15 oz can black beans, not drained
- 14 oz can diced tomatos, not drained
- 1/3 cup rice
- salt and ground cayenne, to taste
- Sauté the onion in a large pot. When it is soft and slightly browned, add the garlic and sauté a minute longer. Add water, beans, tomatoes, and rice. Bring to a boil, then lower heat to medium. Simmer until rice is done (at least 45 minutes for brown rice). Add salt and cayenne and puree soup with a hand blender, blender, or food processor.