How to Make Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Just because you are a vegetarian doesn't mean you have to give up on great tasting food. Many vegetarian dishes are full of flavor. Many people believe that Mexican food requires meat. On the contrary, most Mexican dishes can be easily modified into a highly flavorful vegetarian option. Learn how to make a great tasting vegetarian black bean soup. This soup is a perfect starter or appetizer that will leave your guests asking for more.

Instructions

How to Make Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Step 1

Take both cans of beans and drain liquid.

Step 2

Mash the beans with a potato masher or save time by using a blender.

Step 3

Add both cans of beans, the salsa, the vegetable broth, and the chili powder to a medium sized sauce pan.

Step 4

Bring the mixture to a boil and it's ready to serve. As an option you can top with the shredded cheese, sour cream, onion and cilantro.

Tips and Warnings

This soup delivers a kick to warm you up inside and keep you going. It is highly nutritious and low in fat. It makes a great starter for a large dinner or a perfect light lunch. Making the soup suitable for Vegans is simple. Just omit the cheese and sour cream. You could also try topping it with Vegan cheese.

Things You'll Need

Two 15 oz. cans of black beans, ½ cup of salsa, 1 tablespoon of chili powder, One 16 oz. can of vegetable broth, Shredded Cheese, Sour Cream, 1 chopped onion, Chopped cilantro, Sauce pan, Masher, Blender
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