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Crock Pot Black Bean and Corn Soup Recipe

I love soup and have been hearing so many good things about black bean soup that I decided to give this Crock Pot Black Bean and Corn Soup Recipe a try and it came out delicious. I initially let it cook for 4 hours but realized 3 would have been good enough.

Crock Pot Black Bean and Corn Soup Recipe

Ingredients:

1 30 oz can of black beans
1 29 oz can of tomatoes
1 16 oz bag of frozen corn
1 cup of water
1 onion
2 tablespoons chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
1 clove of garlic

Instructions:

Drain and rinse the black beans. Add all of the ingredients to the crock pot and cook on high for 3 hours.

Add shredded cheese (optional) and serve with tortilla chips. Enjoy!

Click here for the crock pot I recommend and use when cooking for my family.

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