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Pinto Bean Chili Soup

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Ingredients
  Water 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
  Chopped onion 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pinto beans 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs), drained and rinsed (Home Cooked Or Canned)
  Tomatoes with juice 3 1⁄2 Cup (56 tbs) (Chopped Fresh Or Low Sodium Canned)
  Chili powder 1 Tablespoon
  Tomato puree/Low sodium tomato paste 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Heat 1/4 cup of the water in a large soup pot over medium heat.
Add the onion.
Cook and stir the onion over medium heat for 5 minutes or until tender.
Add more liquid during this process if necessary.
Place the beans in a blender or food processor and process for 30 seconds.
Set aside.
Place the tomatoes in the blender or food processor and process for 30 seconds.
Add the remaining 2 cups of water, beans and tomatoes, tomato puree or tomato paste, chili powder, and ground cumin to the onions in the saucepan.
Stir well.
Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 30 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Slow Cooked
Dish: 
Soup
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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