Black Bean Soup Moosewood Recipe

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Servings: 6


Cost per serving $1.40 view details
  • 10 x Sun-dry tomatoes, (not packed in oil)
  • 1 c. Boiling water
  • 1 1/2 c. Onions, finely minced
  • 3 x Garlic cloves, chopped or possibly pressed
  • 1 x Jalapeno chile, chopped, or possibly 1/4 tsp. cayenne
  • 2 Tbsp. Vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp Grnd cumin
  • 1/3 c. Water
  • 3 c. Tomatoes, (28-oz can -, undrained)
  • 32 ounce Black beans, (canned) Or possibly 4 c. cooked with their liquid
  • 1 c. Cilantro, minced fresh Additional water or possibly tomato juice Yogurt or possibly lowfat sour cream


  1. In a small bowl, cover the sun-dry tomatoes with the boiling water and set aside. In a soup pot, saute/fry' the onions, garlic, and chile or possibly cayenne in the oil for about 5 min, stirring frequently, till the onions are translucent/soft. Add in the cumin, 1/3 c. water, and the juice from the tomatoes.
  2. Break up the tomatoes by squeezing them into the soup pot, or possibly chop them coarsely right in the can and add in them to the pot. Cover and bring to a boil. lower the heat and simmer; covered, for 5 min. Add in the black beans and their liquid, and continue to simmer, stirring occasionally to prevent sticking. Drain and chop the softened sun-dry tomatoes. Add in them to the soup and cook for 5 - 10 min longer, till the onions are tender. Stir in the cilantro and remove the soup from the heat. Puree half of the soup in a blender or possibly food processor and return it to the pot. If the soup is too thick, add in some water or possibly tomato juice. Reheat gently. Serve each bowl of soup with a dollop of yogurt or possibly lowfat sour cream.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 321g
Recipe makes 6 servings
Calories 597  
Calories from Fat 66 11%
Total Fat 7.65g 10%
Saturated Fat 1.03g 4%
Trans Fat 0.12g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 30mg 1%
Potassium 2557mg 73%
Total Carbs 102.14g 27%
Dietary Fiber 24.8g 83%
Sugars 6.56g 4%
Protein 34.1g 55%
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  • Amy
    This soup is soooooooo good. I always double the recipe. We eat this with the sour cream. No need to add anything else. We usually have a salad and some bread with it and it makes a great meal.
    I've cooked/tasted this recipe!

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