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Black Bean Soup With Cilantro Cream

Courses: Soup

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 31g / 1.1ozDried tomato halves
1 cup 237mlBoiling water
4   Bacon slices - chopped
1   Onion - chopped (small)
15 oz 426gCanned black beans - rinsed, drained
13 3/4 oz 390gCanned chicken broth
1 oz 28gGarlic clove - minced (large)
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround cumin
1/4 teaspoon 1.3mlHot red pepper sauce
1/4 cup 4g / 0.1ozChopped fresh cilantro leaves
  Cilantro Cream
1/4 cup 59mlSour cream
1 tablespoon 15mlChopped fresh cilantro leaves
1/2 teaspoon 2.5mlGround coriander
1 tablespoon 15mlFresh lime juice - plus
1 1/2 teaspoons 7.5mlFresh lime juice

Recipe Instructions

In small bowl, combine the dried tomatoes and the boiling water; let stand until softened. Drain, reserving the soaking liquid; chop the tomatoes.

In a large saucepan, saute the bacon and onion over medium heat until onions are tender; drain off the fat.

To bacon mixture, add tomatoes and their soaking liquid, beans, chicken broth, garlic, cumin and pepper sauce; mix. Heat to boiling over high heat; reduce heat to simmer. Cover; simmer 5 minutes. Remove from heat; stir in cilantro leaves.

In blender or food processor, in batches if necessary, puree soup mixture. Keep hot.

Make cilantro cream: In small bowl, combine ingredients; mix well.

To serve, ladle soup into bowls. Drizzle it with the cilantro cream.

This recipe yields ?? servings.

Jo Merrill/Dakotah on the Food BB


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