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1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

1 medium white onion, diced

1 carrot, peeled and diced

2-3 celery stalks, diced

2 Jars Zoup! Good, Really Savory Vegetarian Broth

1 Green Pepper, diced

2 cloves garlic, chopped

4 mild green chille peppers, chopped

2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed

1 small can tomato paste

1 large can crushed tomatoes

1 large can diced tomatoes

1 tsp. fresh thyme

¼ cup cilantro, chopped

2 tsp. brown sugar

1 tsp. chili powder

1 tsp. cumin

¼ tsp. red pepper (Cayenne)

½ tsp. crushed red pepper


  1. In a large pan heat extra virgin olive oil.  Add onion, carrots, celery, green peppers, and garlic.  Sauté until the vegetables soften.
  2. Add broth and bring up to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and add black beans, tomato products, spices, thyme, cilantro and chilies.  Simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Enjoy

Serves 4 to 6