Black Bean Puree
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Serves: 4
  • 1 can black beans, rinsed & drained
  • 1 Tbl. olive oil
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 cup chicken or vegetable broth
  • ¼ cup cilantro, chopped
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • salt to taste
  • queso fresco to garnish
  1. Heat olive oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion and jalapeno until tender, about 5 minutes. Stir in garlic and sauté for an additional 1 minute.
  2. Add in black beans and ½ cup broth. Bring to a simmer, stirring often. Allow to simmer until broth is mostly absorbed. Add another ½ cup of broth, cilantro and seasonings; heat through.
  3. Using an immersion blender or blender, puree to desired consistency.
  4. Serve warm with a sprinkle of queso fresco cheese and tortilla chips.
Recipe by Lemony Thyme at