This black bean soup has a depth of flavor that rivals homemade only easier. Add a ham hock to make it even more rich and flavorful or enjoy it as a hearty and delicious vegan soup. Makes 10 cups of mild soup. The pepper on the top is a Nora chili mildest of all the peppers and is often used to make smoked sweet paprika. Vegan and made with gluten-free ingredients. No added salt, sugar, MSG or preservatives. Primarily organic ingredients. The beans are certified organic & verified gluten free.