It's hearty, thick, and eminently spoonable; soft black beans, fragrant garlic, sweet bell peppers, and tiny tender cubes of roasted sweet potato, are all suspended in a thick broth with tomatoes and a surprisingly perfect undertone of orange. It's what fall demands.
Adapted from The Moosewood Cookbook
*To determine how much water to use to soak the beans, you want to add water to the container to about double the height of the beans. For example, if you add a 4-inch depth of beans to a container, you want to top it with an 8-inch depth of water.