Black Bean, Sausage, and Sweet Potato Soup Recipe
In a 4 quart saucepan, combine beans, garlic, bay leaf, allspice, broth and 5 1/2 cups water. Cook, partially covered, until beans are tender, about 50 minutes. Discard bay leaf. In a blender puree 1 cup cooked beans with 1 cup cooking liquid, and return to pan.