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Vegan Black Bean Soup With Cilantro

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1hr 45mins

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  1. In a large soup pot, bring water, beans, and bay leaves to a boil, reduce the heat to medium-low and simmer, covered, until the beans are tender, about 1 hour.
  2. In a pan over medium heat, heat the olive oil and add cumin seeds, garlic, onions, and carrots. Sauté, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes, or until the vegetables begin to soften.
  3. Remove the bay leaves from the beans. Add the sautéed vegetables to the beans and add cauliflower, bell pepper, and sun-dried tomatoes. Add more water if needed, to cover by at least 1 inch. Continue to simmer for around 20 minutes, until the cauliflower is tender.
  4. Stir in cilantro and salt to taste.
  5. Either leave the soup chunky, or use an immersion blender (or a couple cups of soup in a blender) and purée until desired consistency.

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