Recipe: Heart-healthy black bean soup

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You’ll love this heart-healthy recipe that’s simple to make and budget friendly. Plus, it can be enjoyed as a soup, side salad or filling for tacos!

 

Black Bean Soup

Yield: 4 servings | 30  minutes total

Ingredients

  • nonstick cooking spray
  • 1  medium onion (diced)
  • 1 Tbsp garlic (jarred, minced)
  • 2 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 jalapeno (chopped)
  • 2 16-oz canned, low-sodium black beans (undrained)
  • 1 15-oz canned, no-salt-added, diced tomatoes (undrained)
  • 1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
  • chopped, fresh cilantro (optional)

Directions

  1. Spray large pot with cooking spray, over medium-high heat add onion and cook until translucent (5 minutes).
  2. Add garlic, cumin and jalapeno and cook 1 minute more.
  3. Add beans to pot and lightly mash with a potato masher or fork.
  4. Add tomatoes and broth — bring to a boil and reduce to medium heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with chopped fresh cilantro (optional).

Nutritional info

  • 245  calories
  • 0.5  g fat
  • 45  g carbohydrates
  • 15 g protein
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 34 mg sodium

Recipe courtesy of 2016 American Heart Association. Shared with permission.

 

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