Hearty Black Bean Soup

Author: Canadian Living

Hearty and delicious, this soup looks great with its dollop of sour cream on each serving. If you like, puree the soup before adding the coriander; just reserve about 1/4 cup (50 mL) of the whole beans to garnish each bowlful.

  • Portion size 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 sweet red pepper chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • pinch cayenne pepper
  • 1 can black bean drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh coriander (optional)
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1/4 cup sour cream

Method

In large saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook onion, garlic, red pepper, cumin and cayenne, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes or until onion is softened.

Add black beans and stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes. Stir in coriander (if using) and lime juice. Dollop sour cream on each serving.

 

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 544 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 208.0
  • Total fat 7 g
  • Cholesterol 6 mg
  • Saturated fat 2 g
  • Total carbohydrate 29 g

%RDI

  • Iron 19.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 67.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 5.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 13.0
  • Vitamin C 85.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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