Southwestern Black Bean Soup Recipe

2013-04-23
Southwestern Black Bean Soup Recipe
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  • Servings : 6
  • Prep Time : 15m
  • Cook Time : 20m
  • Ready In : 35m

Nutritional Info

This information is per serving.

  • Calories

    400
  • Calories from Fat

    40
  • Total Fat

    4.5g
  • Saturated Fat

    0.9g
  • Trans Fat

    0.0g
  • Cholesterol

    0mg
  • Sodium

    795mg
  • Total Carbohydrates

    67.4g
  • Dietary Fiber

    16.4g
  • Sugars

    6.9g
  • Protein

    24.5g
  • Vitamin A

    102%
  • Vitamin C

    19%
  • Calcium

    15%
  • Iron

    31%
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This Southwestern black bean soup recipe tastes delicious and is healthy too.

Healthy soup recipes can be the staple of a well rounded healthy diet and this one sure fills the bill.

Tasty vegetarian soup recipes (if you use vegetable broth) like this are perfect for replacing meat in our diets once in a while, while still providing a hearty meal and great taste.

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Ingredients

  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 1 small onion, chopped
  • 3 garlic clove, chopped
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 3 carrots, sliced
  • 3 parsnips, sliced
  • 6 cups boiling chicken broth, water or vegetable broth
  • 1 can black beans, drained

Method

Step 1

Heat oil in a non-stick skillet. Add onions and saute until they are translucent. Add garlic and cumin and cook 3 minutes longer. Add carrots and parsnips and cook 3 minutes longer. Add boiling broth or water. Deglaze the pot by stirring up the small bits from the bottom of the pot. Add black beans. Simmer for 1 hour.

Tips and Variations:

  • This soup can be pureed in a blender if you want a creamy black bean soup.
  • Use vegetable broth in place of the chicken broth to create one of the nicest vegetarian healthy soup recipes you will find.

This is a very healthy recipe. The black beans are a great protein alternative to meat, plus the garlic, onions and vegetables round it out to make it a healthy meal in a bowl.

Serve this delicious soup recipe with a taco salad for an easy Mexican dinner any day of the week.

Add a dollop of sour cream to the soup and surround it with tortilla chips.

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