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Spicy Black Bean Soup
4PointsPlus ValuE
Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 30 min
Serves: 8

Ingredients:

  • 1 spray(s) cooking spray
  • 1 medium uncooked onion(s), finely chopped 4 clove(s) (medium) garlic clove(s), minced
  • 45 oz canned black beans, undrained, divided (three 15 oz cans)
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes, or to taste
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 14 1/2 oz fat-free chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 10 oz canned tomatoes with green chilis 11 oz canned yellow corn, drained
  •  Instructions
  • In a small saucepan, bring 2 cups of water to a boil; add rice and cook as package directs
  •  Meanwhile, heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat
  • Add 1 1/2 cups of onion and all of the pepper; cook, stirring occasionally, until tender, about 7 minutes
  • Add garlic, cumin and oregano; cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 30 seconds
  • Stir in beans and their liquid, remaining 1/2 cup of water and salt; bring to a simmer
  • Reduce heat to low and simmer for flavors to blend, about 5 minutes
  • Remove from heat; stir in vinegar and 1/3 cup of cilantro
  • To serve, spoon beans over rice; sprinkle with 1/4 cup of remaining onion and 1/3 cup of remaining cilantro; squeeze fresh lime juice over top
  • Yields about 3/4 cup of beans and 1/2 cup of rice per serving

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