Black Bean soup in slow cooker



For salsa
tomato 1 chopped
onion 1 chopped
garlic 1 clove chopped
coriander 1 tblsp chopped
salt and pepper to taste
jalapeno pepper 1 chopped

For soup
black bean dried 2 cups
onion 1 small chopped
garlic 3 cloves chopped
tomato 2 chopped
bell pepper 1 cup chopped
jalapeno pepper 1 chopped
cumin powder 1 1/2 tsp
redchilly powder 1 tsp (can use 1/2 tsp for less spice)
black pepper powder 1/2 tsp
salt to taste


For salsa
Mix all the ingredients for salsa and set aside.

For soup
Start the slow cooker with high setting and set timer for 4 hours.
Add the beans and enough water to soak the beans and let cook.
After 4 hours add rest of the ingredients with extra water as needed and cook for 2 more hours on high.
Using a hand blender, crush the beans slightly to get a thick texture.
Serve with a dollop of salsa on top.

Tips: If the soup tastes slightly bitter, simmering by add 1/2 tsp of sugar and extra cup of water for the bitter taste to vanish..


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