Antiguan Black Bean Soup

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Antiguan Black Bean Soup

A Heart-Healthy Soup Recipe

  • 2 Tbsp. organic extra virgin olive oil
  • ½ green pepper, chopped
  • 1 onion, chopped and divided
  • ½ clove garlic, minced
  • ½ pound dried black beans cooked according to product directions, or 2 (16-oz.) cans black beans, drained
  • Freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 2 quarts water
  • 1 cup short-grain brown rice, cooked
  • Fresh parsley, chopped

In large saucepan, combine olive oil, green pepper, onion (reserve some raw onion as a topping), and garlic. Sauté until tender. Add precooked or canned black beans, pepper, vinegar, bay leaf, and water or broth. Simmer for 30 to 40 minutes. Top with raw onion, brown rice, and parsley.

Makes 6 servings.

Nutrition Facts (per serving): Calories 228, Total Fat 5 g, Sodium <1 mg, Carbs 38 g, Fiber 8 g, Protein 10 g

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