This easy Black Bean and Chicken Soup is a deliciously hearty lunch or dinner that can be on the table in 20 minutes. Canned black beans, your favorite salsa and some spices help it come together quickly and easily. It's warm, spicy flavor and thick rich broth will keep you coming back to this classic cold weather soup. Healthy and low carb with a vegetarian option.
Heat oil in a medium skillet and add chopped onions. Saute for 4-5 minutes or until browned and soft. During the last minute, stir in the garlic.
In a blender, combine one can of black beans, chicken stock, salsa and cumin. Puree until smooth.
Pour into a large saucepan. Add remaining beans and chicken and bring to a simmer.
Once hot, add cilantro, lime juice and salt and pepper to taste. Stir.
Let simmer for several minutes to allow flavors to blend.
Serve with any of the following garnishes: lime slices, sour cream, shredded cheese, chopped cilantro and tortilla chips. Make it a soup bar and let everyone add their own toppings.
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