Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

Don’t let black beans be boring. Spice them up in this healthy and delicious black bean soup.

Ingredients:

1 red onion

3 cloves garlic, chopped

1 can corn

1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil

1/4 cup red wine vinegar

8 cups water

1 lb. dried black beans

1 1/2 tsp. oregano

1 tbsp. salt

1/4 cup lime juice

Optional toppings: cilantro, sour cream, tortilla strips, chopped onion, lime, jalapeno.

Directions:

In a small sauce pan, heat oil over medium heat. Once warmed, add onion and cook until translucent. Add garlic for 30 seconds and add red wine vinegar to de-glaze. Scrape the bottom of the pan to pick up any flavorful stuck items.

Add onion and garlic mixture to slow cooker as well as black beans, water, oregano, salt and lime juice. Cook over high for 3-4 hours. Serve with preferred toppings and enjoy!