15-Minute Black Bean Soup

Posted2/17/2010 12:01 AM

2 teaspoons olive oil



cup chopped red onion

1 teaspoon finely chopped garlic


teaspoon dried oregano


teaspoon ground cumin

1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained

2 cups organic chicken broth

1 tablespoon feta cheese


cup chopped cilantro

Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Cook the onion, garlic, oregano, and cumin for 3 minutes or until the onion is soft.

Add the beans and broth, reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally for 10 minutes.

Mash some beans against the side of the pan to thicken the soup. Sprinkle with feta and cilantro, then serve.

Serves two.

@Recipe nutrition:Nutrition values per serving: 237 calories (26.6 percent from fat), 7 g fat (2 g saturated), 36 g carbohydrate (4 g total sugar), 11 g fiber, 15 g protein, 4 mg cholesterol, 563 mg sodium.