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Black Bean Green Chile Soup

Course: Appetizer, Main Course, Main Dish, Soup
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: black bean soup
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 358kcal
Author: Jessica Formicola
Black bean Green Chile Soup is a tomato based soup with smoky chipotle peppers and robust flavors. Top with avocado, cilantro and queso fresco! Hearty enough for an entree, but can also be an appetizer! 
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Ingredients

Black Bean Green Chile Soup

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 medium white onion , chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves , chopped
  • 3 small chipotle peppers in adobe sauce , chopped (1 chipotle chile if you prefer a mild soup)
  • 1 14.5 ounce can can diced tomatoes
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon fine sea salt
  • 1 10 ounce can Hatch green chile* , drained and finely chopped
  • 1 14.5 ounce black beans , drained and rinsed

Garnish

  • 1/2 cup queso fresco , crumbled
  • 1 avocado , chopped
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro , optional
  • 1 Jalapeno , sliced
  • Maldon sea salt

Instructions

  • In a large saucepan or Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onions, saute for approximately 5 minutes, or until they are soft and translucent, but not browned.  Add garlic, continue to saute and stir for 1 minute. Add chipotle chili through seas salt.  Stir and bring to a simmer.
  • Simmer for 15 minutes.  Remove from heat. Using an immersion/stick blender or food processor, blend mixture until smooth. Return to stove on medium heat.
  • Stir in green chilies and black beans. Continue to heat for 5 minutes.
  • Ladle soup into serving bowls and top with crumbled queso fresco.  Enjoy your Black Bean Soup and Green Chile!

Notes

  • If you are using fresh Hatch chile, use two whole roasted and peeled chiles, finely chopped. 

Nutrition

Calories: 358kcal | Carbohydrates: 42g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 1990mg | Potassium: 1059mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 390IU | Vitamin C: 46.1mg | Calcium: 176mg | Iron: 4.2mg