Black Bean & Carrot Soup

Prep Time

10 min

Cook Time

30-35 min

Servings

4

Warm your soul with this Cuban-style soup.


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 yellow onion, chopped
  • 1 green pepper, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 2 cans (15 oz.) black beans in liquid
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups no- or low-salt vegetable stock
  • 2 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons apple cider vinegar

Directions

Step 1

Heat oil in stockpot on medium low. Cook garlic and onion for 3 minutes until soft.

Step 2

Add remaining ingredients. Bring to boil and simmer, covered, for 30-35 minutes.

Step 3

Garnish with avocado slices and yogurt before serving, if desired.

Step 4

Handy Hint: Spice up this soup with herbs like coriander, cumin, cilantro, and oregano. Or, add chiles in adobo for smoky chipotle flavor. Plus, try reduced sodium black beans.


Nutritional Information

Calories 270
Fat 4 g
Saturated fat 0.5 g
Polyunsaturated fat 0.4 g
Monounsaturated fat 2.5 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 475 g
Carbs 53 g
Protein 14 g
Fiber 14 g


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