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Black Bean and Sausage Soup

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Serves 6 | Prep Time | Cook Time


1 lb mild italian sausage
1 t olive oil
1 onion,finely chopped
2 cloves garlic,minced
1 cn Rotel diced tomatoes and
-green chiles
2 cn black beans,rinsed & drained
4 c low sodium chicken broth
1/2 c chopped cilantro
3 c cooked rice

Spray large nonstick pan with Pam.

Add sausage.

Cook until browned on all sides.

Drain on paper towels.


Cut into coins and then cut in 1/2 again.

Heat oil in same pan.

Add onion.

Cook until translucent.

Add garlic and Rotel.

Reduce heat.

Simmer about 10 minutes.

Add beans and broth.

Simmer another 10 minutes.

Transfer 2 cups of bean mixture to a blender.


Stir puree and sausage into soup.

Simmer uncovered for 5 minutes.

Remove from heat.

Stir in cilantro.

To serve:

Put 1/2 cup cooked rice in bottom of bowl and add 1 1/2 cups soup.

Ww = 6 pts.

6 servings

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As I am always trying to eat healthy (not succeeding right now) this recipe combined a black bean recipe I had to add the meat my husband craved. He loves this recipe. It also freezes well. I usually freeze rice in 2 cup ziploc bags and stack them in my freezer. Hope you like this.

Ww = 6 pts.

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