Sweet Potato, Quinoa, Black Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 5
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 541.3
  • Total Fat: 19.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,019.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 69.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 20.0 g
  • Protein: 26.0 g

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Mildly spicy soup with veggies & protein Mildly spicy soup with veggies & protein
Number of Servings: 5


    1.5 C + 2 C water
    1 C red quinoa
    1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
    1 small onion, chopped
    3 cloves garlic, minced
    1 sweet potato, peeled & chopped
    1 jalapeno, seeded and finely diced
    3 tbsp chili powder
    2 tbsp cumin
    6 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
    4 C vegetable broth
    juice of one lime
    1 15-oz. can black beans, drained
    2 C spinach, shredded
    5 handfulls corn tortilla chips
    1 tomato, chopped
    1 avocado, chopped


Bring 1.5 C water to a boil in a saucepan. Combine with quinoa, cover, and allow to cook until all liquid is absorbed.

In a separate pot, heat olive oil. Cook onions and garlic for one minute. Add jalapeno and sweet potato, cook for another minute. Add chili powder, cumin and cilantro.

Add Vegetable broth, 2 C water, and lime juice to vegetable mixture. Stir in beans and spinach. Allow to simmer for 20 minutes, until potatoes are tender.

Top individual bowls with avocado, extra cilantro, tomato, chips, and lime wedges.

Serving Size: Makes 5 bowl-size servings

Number of Servings: 5

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LYFEGIRL.

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