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Black Bean and Sausage Soup


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Serves 6 | Prep Time | Cook Time

Ingredients

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.


Cool.


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.


Puree.


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


Pairs Well With


Notes

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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