Spicy Vegetable Soup With Black Beans

Recipe: Spicy Vegetable Soup With Black Beans

Ingredients:

  • 1 md Onion, chopped
  • 4 lg Garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 c Red wine, stock, or water
  • 28 oz Can crushed tomatoes
  • 4 c Water or stock
  • 1 Green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 Stalks celery, diced
  • 2 c Sliced okra
  • 2 ts Finely minced fresh ginger
  • 1 ts Each dried oregano, dried
  • Thyme, paprika, and ground Cumin 1/4 ts Each black pepper
  • Cayenne pepper 1 c Diced zucchini
  • 15 oz Can black beans, with liquid
  • 1 To 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 4 c Cooked brown rice

Instructions:

  1. Braise the onion and garlic in wine until onion is soft. Add tomatoes, water, green pepper, celery, okra, ginger, and seasonings; simmer for 15 minutes.
  2. Add the diced zucchini and the black beans with their liquid, cover and cook until the zucchini is just tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Add soy sauce to taste. Serve over cooked brown rice.

Number of servings (yield): 4

Meal type: breakfast

Culinary tradition: Indian (Northern)

My rating: 4 stars:  ★★★★☆ 1 review(s)