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Pumpkin and Black Bean Soup

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 15 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, 1 turn of the pan

1 medium onion, finely chopped

3 cups canned or packaged vegetable stock, found on soup aisle

One 14 1/2-ounce can diced tomatoes in juice

One 15-ounce can black beans, drained

Two 15-ounce cans pumpkin puree (found often on the baking aisle)

1 cup heavy cream

1 tablespoon curry powder, 1 palm full

1 1/2 teaspoons ground cumin, 1/2 palm full

1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper, eyeball it in the palm of your hand

Coarse salt

20 blades fresh chives, chopped or snipped, for garnish


  1. Heat a soup pot over medium heat. Add oil. When oil is hot, add onion. Saute onions 5 minutes. Add broth, tomatoes, black beans and pumpkin puree. Stir to combine ingredients and bring soup to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and stir in cream, curry, cumin, cayenne and salt, to taste. Simmer 5 minutes, adjust seasonings and serve garnished with chopped chives.