Donna's Pumpkin Black Bean Soup

Published On: Oct 29 2012 02:51:46 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 30 2012 02:23:27 PM CDT

This soup is sure to be a hit. It has lots of healthful ingredients. It is full flavored with a smooth rich texture. For a main course soup, add ground beef, sausage, ham or chicken. 

In a large soup pan, heat oil. Add onion and cook until translucent. If adding meat, sausage, or chicken, add it at this point. Cook until lightly brown. Add garlic and cook 1 minute.

Add black beans, great northern beans, tomatoes, 3 cups of broth, pumpkin, chili powder, cumin, and cinnamon. Stir to mix. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 - 20 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste. 

If soup is too thick, add additional broth to thin to desired consistency. When ready to serve, add sherry.

Serves 6

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