Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup

Dr. Jenny Wilson
Good for your heart, weight loss and joints.
This nourishing healthy soup will fill you up and stabilize blood sugar, helping to
regulate the insulin-cortisol cycle. it will fill you without piling on the calories.
The ingredients are chosen for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant properties as well
as high fiber to lower cholesterol, insulin levels, and promote weight loss. B vitamins
provide energy, and the protein from the beans helps rebuild lost muscle.
The organic bone broth heals the gut and contains glucosamine and chondroitin
sulfate both essential for joint health
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 people

Equipment

  • Saucepan

Ingredients
  

  • 1 1/2 pints homemade beef bone broth. (Can use organic stock NOT commercial stock cubes)
  • 1/2 tsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 tsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 jalapeno pepper de-seeded and chopped
  • 1/4 tsp fresh ginger
  • 1/4 tsp turmeric
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 1 can organic chopped tin tomatoes 420g approximately
  • 1/2 red pepper diced
  • 1/2 yellow pepper diced
  • 1 handful chopped spinach
  • 1 can black beans
  • 1 small sweet potato peeled and chopped in small chunks
  • chopped coriander/cilantro to taste
  • fresh ground black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • In heavy bottom saucepan melt the oils over medium-low heat and add the onion cumin and turmeric
  • Fry for a couple of minutes until onions translucent and softening. Add peppers, ginger and chili.
  • Stir a couple of mins to Coat everything then add stock and chopped tomatoes.
  • Bring slowly to boil stirring occasionally to ensure nothing sticks.
  • After 10 mins add diced sweet potato and simmer for 5 mins then add spinach and black beans. Simmer until potatoes soften.
  • Season with black pepper and add half of the cilantro.
  • Simmer on really low heat for 5-10 mins
  • Serve with fresh cilantro

Notes

Soup can freeze or keep for five days. It is actually better reheated next day so flavors
blend. Enjoy!
TIP: Add more liquid at sweet potato stage if prefer thinner soup
Keyword joint health, soup

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