Buenas Noches Black Bean Soup
Add this Black Bean Soup to your must-try list. Fantastic flavor and easy preparation make it a member favorite.
1 large onion, chopped
2 cups chopped celery
2 cups chopped carrots
4 cloves garlic, chopped
1 tablespoon ground cumin
2 teaspoons chili powder
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
6 cups water
6 cups cooked black beans or 4 (15 ounce) cans low sodium or no-salt-added, divided
1 (16-ounce) jar mild picante or salsa, no-salt-added or low sodium
2 cups frozen corn, thawed
1 1/2 cups diced tomatoes
In a large soup pot, combine onion, celery, carrots, garlic, cumin, chili powder, black pepper, water, VegiZest and 3 cups of the beans. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
Place remaining 3 cups of black beans and the picante or salsa in a blender or food processor. Blend on high speed until smooth. Stir into soup mixture along with corn and tomatoes. Simmer for an additional 15 minutes.
Calories 349; Protein 20 g; Carbohydrates 68 g; Sugars 7 g; Total Fat 2.5 g; Saturated Fat 0.5 g; Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 125 mg; Fiber 21.2 g; Beta-Carotene 4576 ug; Vitamin C 27 mg; Calcium 128 mg; Iron 5.8 mg; Folate 325 ug; Magnesium 168 mg; Potassium 1352 mg; Zinc 2.8 mg; Selenium 3.7 ug