Rating: 2.5 stars
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Top this hearty and healthy black bean soup with a dollop of low-fat sour cream and/or chopped green onions. Each serving has less than 225 calories.

Earthbound Farm
Recipe by Cooking Light April 2005


Credit: Randy Mayor

Recipe Summary

6 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add celery, minced onion, bell pepper, and carrot. Cook 10 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Add garlic and the next 4 ingredients (through black pepper); sauté 3 minutes. Add broth, water, and beans; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Cool slightly.

  • Place half of soup in a blender, and process until smooth. Pour into a bowl. Repeat procedure with remaining soup. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

221 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 4.1g; saturated fat 0.3g; mono fat 1.7g; poly fat 1.9g; protein 12g; carbohydrates 32g; fiber 12.4g; iron 4.8mg; sodium 643mg; calcium 84mg.