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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup


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  • Author: wellness sleuth
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x

Description

Our flavorful Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup, a hearty and nutritious dish that promises to satisfy both the palate and the soul. Bursting with the wholesome goodness of black beans and the natural sweetness of sweet potatoes, this soup is a comforting bowl of warmth and flavor. Inspired by the renowned recipe from Bon Appétit, our rendition of this classic potato and black bean soup elevates the dish with a harmonious blend of spices and ingredients.


Ingredients

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2 T. extra virgin olive oil
1 small red onion, diced
1 medium green bell pepper, diced
1 medium red bell pepper, diced
Sea salt and black pepper, to taste
½ t. crushed red pepper flakes
1 T. ground cumin
2 t. chili powder
½ t. dried oregano
2 large sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
3 T. tomato paste
2 15-oz. can black beans, rinsed and drained
3 c. vegetable broth
1 c. frozen corn
¼ c. fresh cilantro, chopped
2 T. fresh lemon juice


Instructions

Heat olive oil in a large soup pot over medium heat and add red onion and bell peppers. Season with salt and black pepper, to taste. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the veggies become soft and fragrant, around 4-5 minutes.

Add crushed red pepper, cumin, chili powder, and dried oregano. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the spices become fragrant, approximately 1-2 minutes.

Add sweet potatoes, tomato paste, and black beans. Season with additional salt and black pepper, if desired, and stir to combine. Add vegetable broth and increase heat to medium-high. Bring to a boil, then immediately reduce to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until the sweet potatoes are fork tender.

Stir in the corn, cilantro and fresh lemon juice. Taste and adjust seasonings, as desired, before serving.

  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 - 30 minutes

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