Black Bean Soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 355.3
  • Total Fat: 8.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 7.2 mg
  • Sodium: 566.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 55.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 13.0 g
  • Protein: 17.8 g

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makes six servings ~ 2c each makes six servings ~ 2c each
Number of Servings: 6


    2 tbsp. olive oil
    2 cups onion, finely diced
    2 cups red bell pepper, finely diced
    1/2 tsp. jalapeno pepper finely diced, seeds removed
    1 tbsp. garlic, finely chopped
    2 tsp. dried oregano
    1 tsp. ground cumin
    1 tsp. chili powder
    3 tbsp. tomato paste
    1 can diced tomatoes, drained
    2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
    2 cups frozen corn, thawed and rinsed
    6 cups chicken stock
    1/2 cup fresh cilantro, finely chopped (optional)
    Salt and pepper to taste


In a large pot, heat olive oil over medium heat and saute onion, red pepper, and jalapeno for 5 minutes or until softened. Add garlic, oregano, cumin, and chili powder and cook for another 2 minutes.

Add tomato paste, cook for 3 minutes while breaking up with a spoon. Add diced tomatoes, and cook for 5 minutes more.

Add beans, corn and chicken stock. Bring to the boil, lower heat and cover. Simmer for 45 minutes until all the vegetables are tender. Just before serving, stir in cilantro if using.

Add salt and pepper to taste and serve.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user TCGIRL.

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  • Incredible!
    1 of 1 people found this review helpful
    This is a great recipe to get those needed protein's and the Black bean's are SUPER!! - 11/24/09

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