Black Bean Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Black Bean Soup recipe? Learn how to make Black Bean Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dianels

Makes 6 servings



from Good Housekeeping, March '09 nutrition very different than mag's listing!

Recipe Ingredients for Black Bean Soup

1 T olive oil
2 medium carrots, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 large onion, chopped
1 medium red pepper, chopped
2 t ground cumin
1/4 t crushed red pepper
2 c water
1 1/2 c cooked black beans
1 3/4 c fat-free chicken broth
1/4 c cilantro, chopped
1 T lime juice

Recipe Directions for Black Bean Soup

  1. In a 6-quart saucepot, heat oil on medium until hot. Add carrots, garlic, onion, and pepper; cook 12-15 minutes, or until vegetables are lightly browned and tender, stirring occasionally. Add cumin, crushed red pepper, and 1/2 t salt; cook 1 minute.

  2. Stir in water, beans, and broth; heat to boiling on med-high. Reduce heat to low and simmer, uncovered, 15 minutes to blend flavors.

  3. Ladle 3 cups of soup into blender; cover, with center part of cover removed to allow steam to escape, and blend until pureed. Stir puree into soup in saucepot; heat through on medium. Stir in cilantro and lime juice, and garnish with cilantro sprigs to serve.

  4. Each serving is just over 1 cup.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 269.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
226
Calories from Fat
33
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.7g
6%
Saturated Fat
0.6g
3%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
245mg
10%
Potassium
948mg
27%
Total Carbohydrates
36.9g
12%
Dietary Fiber
8.9g
36%
Sugars
4.2g
Protein
12.8g
Vitamin A 82% Vitamin C 50%
Calcium 9% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in magnesium
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • Very high in vitamin C
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