Fiesta Black Bean Soup

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Fiesta Black Bean Soup
Sat, 01-21-2006 - 10:49pm
Fiesta Black Bean Soup
Makes 6 to 8 servings

6 cups chicken broth
3/4 pound potatoes, peeled and diced
1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
1/2 pound cooked ham, diced
1/2 onion, diced
1 can (4 ounces) chopped jalapeño peppers
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 teaspoons dried oregano leaves
1-1/2 teaspoons dried thyme leaves
1 teaspoon ground cumin

Toppings: sour cream, chopped bell pepper and chopped tomatoes

Slow Cooker Directions
1. Combine broth, potatoes, beans, ham, onion, jalapeños, garlic, oregano, thyme and cumin in slow cooker; mix well.

2. Cover; cook on LOW 8 to 10 hours or on HIGH 4 to 5 hours.

3. Adjust seasonings. Serve with desired toppings.