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  • Westport Spice
    Black Bean Soup Monterey

    Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend

    A spicy and hearty soup made with black beans, chicken broth, and green chiles, and topped with Monterey Jack cheese.

    Serves: 4


    • 2 teaspoons vegetable oil

    • 1 small onion, finely chopped

    • 2 cloves garlic, crushed and minced

    • 3 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained (don't rinse)

    • 1 (16 ounce) can fat-free chicken broth

    • 4 teaspoons Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend

    • 2 (4 ounce) cans diced green chiles

    • 2 ounces reduced-fat shredded Monterey Jack cheese (optional)


    • Heat oil in a 3 quart saucepan over medium-high heat.

    • Add onion and garlic, cook until tender.

    • Add black beans, chicken broth, and Prairie Fire Chipotle Pepper Blend.

    • Bring to the boil, cover, lower heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

    • Mash enough of the black beans with the back of spoon to thicken sauce to desired consistency.

    • Add green chiles, stir, and simmer for an additional 10 minutes.

    • Ladle into soup bowls and sprinkle cheese over top if you like.

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