Vegan Black Bean Soup
This Vegan Black Bean Soup is the perfect healthy comfort food. With quinoa, corn, cilantro and lime juice, this is a nutritious soup recipe is one you will crave.
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 onion chopped
- 1 red bell pepper chopped
- 6 cloves garlic minced
- ¾ cup quinoa rinsed
- 1 ½ teaspoons chili powder
- 4 cups vegetable broth
- 1 ½ cups cooked black beans 1 can
- 1 cup grated carrots
- 1 cup corn
- 1 bay leaf
- ½ teaspoon sea salt
- ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro
- 2 tablespoon lime juice
- For garnish: chopped tomatoes red pepepr and carrots
Heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and pepper and sauté for 5 minutes. Add quinoa, garlic and chili powder and sauté another 3 minutes.
Stir in broth, black beans, carrots, corn, bay leaf, salt, and pepper.
Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer covered for 20 minutes. Stir in cilantro and lime juice and garnish to serve.
Make it Cleaner: Skip the olive oil and use olive oil spray.
Make it Quick: Used canned black beans and purchased pre-cut onion, peppers, and grated carrots.
Calories: 179kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 4g | Sodium: 847mg | Potassium: 385mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4780IU | Vitamin C: 32mg | Calcium: 31mg | Iron: 1.7mg