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Black Bean Soup with Smoked Sausage
Serves 6

Spicy, fragrant, and comforting this black bean soup easily made with Rhodes Quality Black Beans will help cut through the chill of winter nights.


  • 15 ml (1 Tbsp.) Sunflower oil
  • 100g Smoked sausage, sliced
  • 1 Onion, chopped
  • 1 Red pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, crushed
  • 10 ml (2 tsp.) Ground cumin
  • 5 ml (1 tsp.) Dried oregano
  • 1 x 400 g can Rhodes Quality Tomatoes Chopped & Peeled
  • 1 lt. (4 cups) chicken stock
  • Salt and freshly cracked black pepper
  • 2 x 400 g cans Rhodes Quality Black Beans, drained and rinsed

To serve: Garnish with sour cream and chopped parsley and serve with tortilla chips. Try this recipe with some chorizo sausage for more spice.


  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan. Fry the sausage slices to brown on both sides. Remove from the saucepan and set aside.
  2. Add onion and red pepper to the pan and fry until softened. Add the garlic and fry for a few minutes more. Add the cumin and oregano.
  3. Add the can of Rhodes Quality Chopped Tomatoes, chicken stock and the Rhodes Quality Black Beans and bring the soup to the boil.
  4. Remove half of the soup from the pan and puree to smooth.
  5. Return the pureed soup and the sausage to the saucepan and heat through.
  6. Season to taste.

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