Monday, November 17, 2008

Black Bean and Chorizo Soup

I have been thinking about making a soup with black beans, and I love Chorizo, so I put a soup together for my honey! He is a bean man for sure!
I looked for some recipes online, but did not really find anything close to what I was looking for, so I winged it as usual!

The soup was rich and delicious, the Chorizo basically melted and made the soup so full flavored!

1 tube of pork Chorizo
1 16 oz bag of black beans
Broth of your choice (I used one carton vegetarian and half of a carton of beef broth)
1/2 a yellow onion, diced
4 stalks of celery, chopped
1 can diced tomatoes
2-3 cloves of garlic, minced
salt and pepper to taste
6-10 good shakes of Franks Red Hot
Celery salt, several shakes
1 tsp or so of chili powder
1 tsp or so of cumin

First put your beans in a bowl and cover with water, soak overnight

The next day rinse and drain your beans

Place your Chorizo in your soup pot and get it sauteing, add your onions and celery and it will eventually turn into a paste almost. Add the garlic and keep stirring, when the meat is browned, add the broth (1 and a half cartons to start), stir well

Add the beans and the remaining ingredients and cook until thick and the beans are tender. This took several hours for me and I added more broth as needed.

Serve with Cilantro and Sour Cream if you wish!


Maria said...

I love black beans, especially in a soup!

Paula said...

Oooo, you like to live dangerously with that Hot Sauce! Like your hubby, my guy would love this. He prefers black beans, and would choose this over a brothy (is that a word?) soup. I think my littlest eater would like this, too. And, of course, I would like a big bowl myself!

Pam said...

I love black bean and chorizo soup... It's amazing how flavorful chorizo makes it. A big bowl of this would be perfect for our cold day today.

Jan said...

Sounds like a wonderful combination of flavors.

NuKiwi said...

Hmmm...similar to my spicy bean soup except I use ham or bacon and cayenne pepper. I like yours better, so I'll have to try this next time. Great job!!!

Heather said...

mmmm. i love black beans and sausages! this looks delish and the bowls are so cute :) thanks for your nice comments on my last post :) i'm hoping to quickly get to that "we'll figure it out" stage!!

Darius T. Williams said...

LOL @ cilantro & sour cream - if you wish. That looks like it's the ONLY way to eat this! the ONLY way!


MaryBeth said...

Thanks for the had really good flavor.

test it comm said...

Simple and tasty!

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