RAD's Spicy Black Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 190.2
  • Total Fat: 0.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 25.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 34.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 10.2 g
  • Protein: 11.2 g

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Number of Servings: 8


    2 TB Olive Oil
    1 med. onion, finely chopped
    4 med. garlic cloves, minced
    45 oz canned black beans, rinsed to reduce sodium (three 15 oz. cans or about 5 cups of beans prepared from dry)
    1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste
    1 tsp ground cumin
    14 1/2 oz low sodium or organic chicken or vegetable broth
    10 oz canned tomoatoes with green chilies (Rotel - original. hot or cilantro/lime - your choice)
    10-16 oz of frozen corn ( about 1.5 cups)
    1 small can of V8 - hot or low sodium
    2 TBs minced fresh cilantro
    Juice of one lime


1 - Heat olive oil in lg stockpot over med high heat
2 - Add onion and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, until onions are soft but not brown, about 5 mins.
3 - Puree about 2/3 beans in blender (add chicken stock). Blend until fairly smooth. Pour mix. back into stockpot.
4- Add rest of ingredients - V8, tomatoes. corn, cumin, pepper flakes and rest of the whole beans add to stockpot. Stir third can of beans (do not puree first), tomoates and green chilies, and corn into stockpot. Bring to a boil, lower heat to medium and simmer for 20 to 25 mins.

5- Add cilantro and lime juice. Allow to simmer for 5 more minutes.

6 - Add salt as your diet permits ( I found it needed more)

Yields about 1 1/2 cups of soup per serving (about 8 servings)

Serve with .25 cup of shredded mexican cheese and 1 TB salsa on top (extra salt, cheese and salsa not included in nutrition info)

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RAD062010.

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