February 26, 2020

Healthy Recipe — Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

slow cooker black bean soupIt’s hard to beat a warm, hearty bowl of soup. Be patient, because this favor-packed dish is worth the wait.

2 cans black beans, rinsed and drained
2 tsp chili powder
1 tsp oregano
2 tsp smoked paprika
1 red onion, chopped
1 jalapeño, chopped
1 green bell pepper
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 tsp salt
2 bay leaves
4 cups vegetable broth
½ bunch cilantro, chopped
hot sauce

Add beans, spices, bay leaves, bell pepper, onion, garlic, jalapeno, 1 tsp salt, hot sauce and 4 cups water or broth to slow cooker. Let soup cook on low for 6-8 hours.

Open lid and stir soup; remove bay leaves. Add several generous dashes of hot sauce. Taste and add salt as needed. Stir in chopped cilantro.

nutrition information
4 servings
• 208 calories
• 0.9 g fat
• 41.4 g carbohydrates
• 10.3 g dietary fiber
• 4.5 g sugar
• 11.2 g protein

Recipes are created and approved by Mary Lindsey Jackson, RN, LDN, Clinical Nutritionist Educator for Mission Weight Management.

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