3canslow-sodium black beansrinsed and drained (15 ounces each)
1tablespoonapple cider vinegar
Salt + pepper to taste
Optional toppings: avocado, diced red pepper, chopped tomatoes, cilantro, lime wedges, vegan sour cream or Greek yogurt
In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add the onion and sauté for 2 minutes. Add the garlic, red and green peppers. Sauté for 2 more minutes.
Add the stock or water, Califia Farms Unsweetened Better Half, black beans, cumin, oregano, smoked paprika, chili powder, vinegar, bay leaves, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove from the heat. Serve and garnish with toppings. Enjoy!
Optional: if you're not a fan of texture, you can remove the bay leaves and use an immersion blender to slightly blend soup before serving.