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Zesty Black Bean Soup
Zesty Black Bean Soup

Category: Soup | Serves: 8

(282 ratings)

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 104
Protein: 5 g
Carbs: 20 g
Fat: 2 g
Saturated Fat: 0 g
Sodium: 343 mg
Fiber: 7 g

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Start your meal off with this zesty, fiber-filled black bean soup. Or, enjoy a cup as a mid-afternoon snack. There is no wrong time to indulge!
2 cans black beans (50% less salt), drained
1 can reduced sodium vegetable broth and ½ can water
1 red onion, chopped
1 green pepper, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic, minced in garlic press
2 tablespoons cumin
1 teaspoon sugar
1/4-1/2 cup fresh cilantro, chopped
Salt and pepper to taste
Green onions for garnish
Hot pepper sauce to taste
Shredded Parmesan cheese for garnish
1 Heat olive oil in nonstick pan. Add garlic, onion, celery and green pepper and cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
2 Pour in broth, water, beans, cilantro and seasonings and cook for another 15 minutes.
3 When soup is done, mix half in food processor using the chopping blade or puree in blender. Add back to soup and stir.
4 Garnish with chopped green onions and 1 teaspoon Parmesan cheese. Add as much "heat" as you like!

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(282 ratings)
Legume Noir
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Very good and hearty soup! whole family loved it especially the kids!
Oct 04, 2009
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Just tried this soup, and not only is it easy to make, but it tastes delicious! I could hardly believe it was so few ...
Apr 05, 2006
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