Black Bean Soup With Cilantro Lime Sour Cream Recipe

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  • 1 pkt (16-ounce) (about 2 1/2 c.) dry black beans
  • 6 x Bacon slices, minced
  • 3/4 c. Finely minced celery
  • 3/4 c. Finely minced onion
  • 3/4 c. Finely minced carrots
  • 3/4 c. Finely minced leeks
  • 10 c. Canned low-salt chicken broth
  • 1 lrg Tomato, minced
  • 1 c. (packed) minced fresh cilantro
  • 1/3 c. (packed) minced fresh parsley
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp. Chopped garlic
  • 1 x Jalapeno chili, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. Red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp Grnd cumin
  • 1 tsp Grnd coriander
  • 3/4 c. Lowfat sour cream
  • 2 tsp Fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tsp Fresh lime juice Additional minced fresh cilantro Additional minced tomato


  1. Place beans in large bowl. Add in sufficient water to cover by 3 inches. Let stand overnight. Drain well.
  2. Cook bacon in heavy large pot over medium heat till brown but still soft, about 4 min. Add in celery, onion, carrots and leeks and saute/fry till vegetables begin to soften, about 10 min. Add in beans, chicken broth, tomato, 1/2 c. cilantro, parsley, garlic, jalapeno, vinegar, cumin and coriander. Bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer soup till beans are very tender, stirring occasionally, about 2 hrs.
  3. Working in batches, transfer soup to blender and process till slightly chunky puree forms. Return soup to pot. Season to taste with salt and pepper. (Can be prepared 1 day ahead. Cover and chill. Bring to simmer before continuing.)
  4. Mix lowfat sour cream, lemon juice, lime juice and 1/2 c. cilantro in small bowl.
  5. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Ladle soup into bowls. Place dollop of lowfat sour cream mix atop soup. Garnish with additional minced cilantro and minced tomato.
  6. 8 servings.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Recipe %DV
Recipe Size 3254g
Calories 1696  
Calories from Fat 1154 68%
Total Fat 128.97g 161%
Saturated Fat 50.52g 202%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 208mg 69%
Sodium 2450mg 102%
Potassium 3894mg 111%
Total Carbs 74.12g 20%
Dietary Fiber 9.3g 31%
Sugars 25.14g 17%
Protein 77.86g 125%
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