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Smoky black bean & chorizo soup

9
6
6
SmartPoints® value per serving
Total Time
40 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
25 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Chorizo and paprika give this easy soup a spicy, smoky flavour, with avocado and coriander adding freshness.

Ingredients

Olive Oil

2 teaspoons

Red onion(s)

1 small, finely chopped

Celery, Raw

3 stick(s), finely chopped

Chorizo Sausage

115 g, diced

Garlic

3 clove(s), crushed

Chilli flakes

½ teaspoons, level

Paprika

1 teaspoons, level, smoked

Black Beans in Water

2 can(s), medium, drained

Tinned Tomatoes

1 can(s), large, chopped

Chicken stock cube(s)

1 cube(s), reduced salt, to make 750ml

Lime Juice, Fresh

2 teaspoons

Avocado pear

½ individual, peeled, stone removed and flesh chopped

Coriander, fresh

10 g, larger leaves chopped

Chilli, Green or Red

1 individual, red, finely sliced

Instructions

  1. Heat the oil in a large pan over a medium heat. Cook the onion and celery, stirring, for 5 minutes or until softened. Add the chorizo, garlic, chilli flakes and paprika and cook, stirring occasionally, for 3 minutes or until the chorizo is golden.
  2. Add the beans, tomatoes, 750ml stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to a simmer, partially cover, and cook for 15 minutes. Set aside to cool slightly.
  3. Transfer half the soup to a blender or food processor, and blitz until smooth. Return to the pan and reheat over a medium-low heat until hot. Stir through the lime juice and season to taste.
  4. Ladle into bowls and serve topped with the avocado, coriander and chilli.

Notes

To make this vegetarian and just 2 SmartPoints per serving, use vegetable stock and leave out the chorizo.