Black Bean and Bacon Soup

Spicy Black Bean and Bacon Soup
With soup season well underway I am taking every opportunity I can to conjure up warming pots of goodness! Given my meal of choice I’ll pick soup nine times out of ten. For me, it’s the most perfect meal. Nothing spells comfort better. I find the act of prepping and cooking soup just as rewarding as the eating.

This hearty, stick-to-your-ribs soup is brimming with black beans, tomatoes, red onion and bacon. It’s lightly spiced with chile powder and cilantro. Black beans have a ton of rich, earthy flavor hiding inside them, an earthiness that is brought out further by the smoky saltiness of bacon…. 

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