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Chipotle Black Bean Soup with Avocado Cream

Chipotle Black Bean Soup with Avocado Cream

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Black bean soup takes a more worldly approach with the addition of chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.  Avocado, soy sauce, cilantro and lemon juice make a flavorful finish.

serves 8 people

Ingredients

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  • 2

    tablespoons olive oil

  • 4

    large carrot, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)

  • 2

    large onion, diced (about 2 cups)

  • 1

    can (7 ounces) chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, drained and minced

  • 4

    cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Swanson® Certified Organic Chicken Broth or Swanson® Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth

  • 3

    cans (about 15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1

    small avocado, pitted, peeled and cubed (about 1/2 cup)

  • 1/4

    cup sour cream

  • 2

    tablespoons chopped cilantro

  • 1

    tablespoon lemon juice

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How to Make It

Step 1

Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan. Add the carrots and onions and cook until they're tender-crisp, stirring occasionally. Add the peppers and cook and stir for 1 minute.

Step 2

Stir the broth and beans into the saucepan and heat to a boil. Reduce the heat to low. Cook for 25 minutes.

Step 3

Mash the avocado with a fork in a small bowl.  Stir in the sour cream, cilantro and lemon juice.

Step 4

Spoon one-third of the broth mixture into a blender. Cover and blend until the mixture is smooth. Pour the mixture into a large bowl. Repeat twice more with the remaining broth mixture. Return the blended mixture to the saucepan. Cook over medium heat until the mixture is hot and bubbling.  Season to taste.  Divide the soup among 8 serving bowls. Top with the avocado mixture.

Recipe Tips

  • Easy Substitution: For a less spicy soup, use half of a chipotle pepper, minced, instead of the chipotle peppers in adobo sauce.
  • Ingredient Note: Chipotle peppers in adobo sauce are sold in cans and may be found in the Mexican or ethnic food section of grocery stores.
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Ratings & Reviews

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  • LindaSue

    January 10, 2013

    Very spicy!

    This soup is a breeze to make. However, if you are not used to very spicy food, I would start with maybe 1-2 chipotles from the can and some of the adobo sauce. It adds intense flavor, but a whole can adds way too much heat and you cant enjoy the flavor of the soup. Avocado cream is refreshing and adds a soothing finish. i would make this again.

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