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This recipe is from Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish. Don't let that scare you! This soup is super easy and tasty - the healthy part is a side benefit.


  • 1 c diced onion
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1.25 c vegetable broth
  • 2 15 oz cans black beans, undrained
  • 1 15 oz can diced tomatoes
  • 1 c diced, peeled russet-type baking potato
  • .5 tsp dried thyme
  • .5 tsp dried cumin
  • .5 tsp Tobasco, or to taste


  • Combine onion, garlic, and .5 c of vegetable broth in a large pot. Simmer about 5 min until onion is softened. Add remaining cup of vegetable broth, beans, tomatoes, potatoes, thyme, and cumin. Simmer covered for about 25 minutes until potatoes are tender. Thin soup with more broth if desired. Season with Tobasco and garnish with cilantro, diced onion, or cheese.

Categories: Beans  Misc. Soup/Stew  Potato  Soup 

Author Credit: Everyday Cooking with Dr. Dean Ornish

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