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Quinoa, Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup

Quinoa, Black Bean, and Pumpkin Soup
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
1 onion, diced
5 cloves of garlic, diced
1 red chili pepper, diced
3 cups cubed pumpkin
1 teaspoon ground cumin
½ teaspoon dried oregano
½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
½ cup quinoa
20 ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
5 cups broth (chicken or vegetable)
2 bay leaves
For Garnish (optional):
1 avocado cubed
1 lime cut into wedges
handful cilantro, diced

Heat oil in a pan over medium heat and cook onion for 1-2 minutes. Add garlic and red chili pepper and cook until aromatic (1-2 minutes).

Add pumpkin and spices and cook for 3-5 minutes.

Add 2 cups of the broth and quinoa. Bring to a boil and cook for 5 minutes before adding the remaining broth. Bring to a boil.

Add beans and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce health and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

Served garnished with cilantro, avocado, and lime juice (optional)

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