Ingredients you will need

  1. 3 tablespoons olive oil
  2. 1 medium onion, chopped
  3. 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  4. 2 -3 cloves garlic
  5. 2 (14 1/2 ounce) cans black beans
  6. 2 cups chicken broth or 2 cups vegetable broth
  7. 1 small red onion, chopped fine

Optional Ingredients

  1. 1/4 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped or finely chopped (whatever you prefer)
  2. salt and pepper
  3. 1/4 teaspoon sherry vinegar

Directions

  1. Saute onion in olive oil
  2. When onion becomes translucent, add cumin
  3. Cook 30 seconds, then add garlic and cook for another 30 to 60 seconds
  4. Add 1 can black beans and 2 cups vegetable broth
  5. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally
  6. Turn off heat
  7. Using a hand blender, blend the ingredients in the pot, or transfer to a blender
  8. Add the second can of beans to the pot along with blended ingredients and bring to a simmer
  9. Can be doubled or frozen