Black Bean and Tomato Soup
-- In a large saucepan fry til just colouring --
Couple of peeled cloves of garlic
1 tablespoon of sunflower oil
-- Add --
Drained can of chopped tomatoes (~ 400g)
Drained can of black beans (~ 400g)
Can of sweetcorn (~ 200g)
Cup of (frozen) peas (~ 200g)
2 bell peppers - chopped (~ 200g)
1 dried ancho or mulato chilli - soaked for 10 min in enough boiling water to cover it (add soak water to soup too).
Juice of a lime - zest too if you like.
Desert spoon of brown sugar
1 tsp ground cumin.
1 tsp ground coriander.
1 pint of vegetable or chicken stock
-- Bring to the boil.
-- Cook at a gentle simmer for half an hour.
-- Blitz in a blender or with a potato masher.
-- Salt and pepper to taste.
-- Add more stock if it is too thick.
Serve with fresh coriander, sour cream, and tortilla chips.