- Beans of choice
- Chili powder
- Start with a ratio of 1 part beans to 6 parts water. Bring beans and water to a boil.
- Let stand for about an hour. Drain. Refill with water and bring to a boil.
- Add vegetables. Add chili powder and cumin, at a ratio of 2 parts chili powder to 1 part cumin.
- Reduce heat and simmer until beans are tender and desired consistency is reached. Salt to taste.
- Using an immersion blender, blend soup to make creamier.