Veggie Black Bean Soup


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What the Hell?

Fiber! Fiber! Fiber! Tasty and delicious fart fuel! Fill your belly and treat your body right with this healthy and hearty soup. This recipe makes a shit-ton! You will need a very large Crock Pot to hold it all. This freezes very well.

What the hell should I drink?

A good ale would sit right with this. Bells Two Hearted Ale is lovely. If you’re more of a wino, something fruity with low tannin would be best. In my opinion, tannins and black bean are not yummy. A nice Beaujolais or fruity Zinfandel would fit the bill.

What the hell should I listen to?

A big black bean soup need some Big Black. Cables by Big Black is my choice.

Veggie Black Bean Soup
 
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Fiber! Fiber! Fiber! Tasty and delicious fart fuel! Fill your belly and treat your body right with this healthy and hearty soup. This recipe makes a shit-ton! You will need a very large Crock Pot to hold it all. This freezes very well.
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Recipe type: Soup
Cuisine: Southwesternish
Serves: 10
Ingredients
  • 1 lb. dry black beans (or 4 15-ounce cans of black beans if you don't want to deal with dry beans)
  • 8 C. water (6 cups if you're using canned beans)
  • 1 C. carrot, chopped
  • 1 C. celery, chopped
  • 1 large red onion, chopped
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 8 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 2 jalapeno peppers, seeded and minced
  • ¼ C. dry lentils
  • ½ C uncooked white jasmine rice
  • 1 (28 ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 1 Tbsp. chili powder
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 2 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 tsp. ground black pepper
  • 3 Tbsp, balsamic vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp, salt
Garnish
  • Chopped cilantro
  • Fresh lime juice
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Sour cream
Instructions
If using dry beans
  1. In a large bowl, place the beans in three times their volume of water. Leave beans to sit overnight.
  2. Drain and rinse the beans.
  3. In a slow cooker, combine soaked beans and 8 cups fresh water. Cover, and cook for 3-4 hours on High. Your beans must be softened before adding the rest of the ingredients. The acid from the tomatoes will stop your beans from softening no matter how long you cook them.
  4. Stir in remaining ingredients and cook on high for 4-5 hours or until rice and lentils are cooked.
  5. Remove bay leaves and discard.
  6. Puree half of soup with an immersion blender or food processor and return to pot.
  7. Stir and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  8. Serve in bowls and garnish as desired.
If using canned beans
  1. Add canned beans, 6 cups water and remaining ingredients to slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 4-5 hours or until rice and lentils are cooked.
  3. Remove bay leaves and discard.
  4. Puree half of soup with an immersion blender or food processor and return to pot.
  5. Stir and season to taste with salt and pepper.
  6. Serve in bowls and garnish as desired.