Black bean and Sausage Soup

Posted on Thu June 27, 2013 in Good food.

Preparation time: 10 min
Cooking time: 70 min
Ingredients
350 g butternut
2 onions
2 cloves garlic, crushed
15 ml olive oil
250 ml black beans, soaked overnight
3 carrots, chopped
410 g tomatoes
2 litre chicken stock
12 chipolata sausages
30 ml freshly chopped parsley
Method:
Slice butternut and onion (with their skins on) into thick wedges. Toss in garlic and oil in a roasting pan and bake in a preheated oven at 180ºC for 45 minutes, or until just tender. Remove butternut and onion skins and dice flesh. Drain beans and rinse. Put into a large pot with carrot and plenty of water. Bring to the boil and simmer for 20 minutes, or untiljust cooked.Drain. Combine butternut, onion, tomatoes, beans and carrot in a large pan and add hot stock. Cook for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally. Prick sausages and grill until browned, then cut in half and add to soup with parsley. Serve with crusty bread. Serves 4.