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Black Bean Soup
Contributed By: Admin

Preparation time: 10 minutes + soaking overnight
Total cooking time: 1 hour 20 mins
Serves 6

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6 cups water
300 g black beans
6 cups chicken stock
2 chicken stock cubes
2 cloves garlic
1 teaspoon dried marjoram leaves
2 bay leaves
1 medium onion, diced
1 medium carrot, diced
2 small sticks celery, sliced
2 tablespoons tomato paste
1 teaspoon hot chilli sauce
1 tablespoon vinegar
2 tablespoons low-fat yoghurt chilli powder
Any leftovers of this wonderful dark soup can be frozen. Black beans are available from Asian food stores.

1. Soak beans in water overnight drain and discard water. 

2. Cover beans with chicken stock, adding stock cubes, garlic, marjoram, bay leaves and vegetables. Bring to the boil and simmer 1 hour, or until beans are tender. Remove bay leaves.
Stir in tomato paste, chili and and vinegar; serve with a swirl of low-fat yogurt and a sprinkling of chili powder.

Nutritional information per serve:
Protein 13 g; fat 1 g; carbohydrate 38g; excellent dietary fiber 14 g; 730 kJ (175 CAL)

Other features: A very good source of iron and potassium, a good source of zinc and the B-complex vitamins. Also provides some calcium. Low sodium (100 mg).


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