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Black Bean Soup

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1hr 20mins

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  1. Saute Bacon in a soup pot to release fat and crisp bacon. Remove bacon drain on paper towel. Leave in fat if only a Tbl or two. Remove excess grease.
  2. Saute andouille sausage to release fat and crisp. Remove from pot and drain on paper towel. Remove all but 1 - 2 Tbl grease.
  3. Sweat (on low saute) all veggies in pot for about 15 minutes.
  4. Add back in sausage, drained and rinsed black beans, tomatoes, broth and spices.
  5. Boil, then reduce to simmer about an hour -- till flavors meld.
  6. Puree part (leave some chunks) of the pot using an immersion blender or a regular blender.
  7. Mix back in crisped bacon.
  8. Serve with lime juice, cilantro and a dash of sour cream if you like.

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