New Mexico Style Black Bean Soup
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Recipe type: Soup, Main
Serves: 4-6
  • ½ pound dried black beans
  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • ½ large onion, chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bunch Swiss chard, leaves separated from stems and both chopped
  • ½ cup chopped roasted green chile
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped
  • ¾ pound small red skinned potatoes, quartered
  • 6 cups chicken broth
  1. Soak black beans overnight, rinse.
  2. Heat oil in large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, and the chopped chard stems. Saute until onion is translucent and vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes.
  3. Place beans, sauteed vegetables, carrots, green chile, potatoes, and chicken broth in crock pot. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.
  4. Add chopped chard leaves to crock and turn the heat to high. Cook an additional hour, until chard leaves are soft.
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