Black Bean Soup Tips
How healthy are black beans?
Black beans are packed with protein, making them an excellent option if you are trying to consume less meat in your diet. They also contain fiber, which promotes digestive and cardiovascular health, and potassium, which reduces blood pressure. Check out these other protein-rich foods
How do you thicken black bean soup?
Pureeing or mashing one can of the black beans in this recipe helps thicken the soup’s texture. If you would like your soup
even thicker, you can remove some of the soup into a separate bowl and whisk in a little flour or cornstarch. Return the mixture to the pot of soup and stir to thicken.
How long does black bean soup last in the fridge?
Kept in an airtight container, black bean soup should last 3-4 days in the refrigerator. To enjoy it longer, try freezing your soup
for up to 6 months.
Chicken Black Bean Soup:
Add 2 cups cubed cooked chicken with the broth.
Wear disposable gloves when cutting hot peppers; the oils can burn skin. Avoid touching your face.
1 cup: 222 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 779mg sodium, 32g carbohydrate (7g sugars, 9g fiber), 11g protein.