4 Reviews

This is a great dish. I make it at least twice a month. I did make some adjustments: I use diced tomatoes instead of stewed and a little less broth and I put orzo in for the last hour. It assorbs just enough liquid so it's still a thick stew instead of a soup which I prefer.

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jennpoff March 12, 2010

This was a wonderful and easy meal. It is a great chili alternative. It was wonderful with or without cheese, but the kids preferred it with cheese.

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cjcmom December 28, 2009

Made for PAC, March '09. I was really impressed at how these simple ingredients came together to form such a wonderful soup!!! The house smelled so good while it was cooking, too! I served mine with shredded cheese and sour cream on top, but it was awesome on it's own as well! Thanks!

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Mrs. Muffins March 27, 2009

I kept tasting the broth while it was cooking and it was bland, I was a little worried! It turned out delicious!! I doubled the recipe (tripled the spices), used ancho chili powder and chipotle Tabasco, low sodium veggie broth but I added a little no-chicken bouillon paste, added in brown basmati rice and served topped with Daiya cheddar "cheese". Yummy! Thanks for posting!

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Lilmsbritches February 16, 2011
Crock Pot Black Beans and Rice Soup