Black Bean Soup

Onion, garlic, cumin, salsa, lime juice and crushed red pepper give this black bean soup zesty flavor. Dollops of yogurt add a cool, tangy touch.

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Prep time:

0 min

Total time:

0 min



Ingredient list

  • 1 medium onion, chopped (about 2/3 cup)
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 Tbsp. ground cumin
  • ¼ tsp. crushed red pepper (optional)
  • 2 Tbsp. oil
  • 3 cans (16 oz. each) black beans, undrained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz.) reduced sodium chicken broth
  • 1 jar (16 oz.) salsa
  • 2 Tbsp. lime juice
  • ½ cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • PREMIUM Saltine Crackers, any variety

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Cook onion, garlic, cumin and pepper flakes in oil in 4-quart saucepot on medium heat 3 minutes or until onion is tender; remove from heat.


Place 2 cans beans with liquid in batches with broth in blender; cover. Blend until pureed. Stir into saucepot. Stir in remaining beans, salsa and lime juice.


Heat mixture to boil. Reduce heat to low. Simmer 30 minutes. Ladle 1 cup soup into each bowl; top with dollop of yogurt. Serve with crackers.

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