Soups

Creamy Citrus Black Bean Soup

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Comfort food at its finest, Creamy Citrus Black Bean Soup is delicious and easy to make. Perfect for a one pot weeknight dinner, it also would be great as a starter for a Mexican themed dinner or Cinco de Mayo!

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1 cup chopped carrots
1 cup chopped onions
2 cups chopped peppers (mix of red, yellow, and green peppers)
2 tablespoons olive oil for sautéing
1 1/2 teaspoons cumin seed
1 teaspoon chili powder (I used chipotle chili powder)
10 oz can Rotel Tomatoes
4 15.5 oz cans black beans, rinsed
8 cups chicken broth
1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice
1 tablespoon lime juice
2 tablespoons orange juice
1 cup sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste
Toppings (optional): extra sour cream, chopped cilantro, extra lime quarters, grated cheddar cheese
Sauté carrots, onion, and peppers in olive oil until softened. Add cumin seed and chili powder and sauté until fragrant, about another minute. Add black beans, Rotel tomatoes and chicken broth. Bring to a...
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Nutritions

Calories
224

Sodium
1320mg
55% DV

Fat
11g
17% DV

Protein
6g
13% DV

Carbs
21g
7% DV

Fiber
8g
32% DV

Skip store-bought cans, because you can't beat the sweet, savory and smoky taste of homemade baked beans with bacon and molasses. The old-fashioned beans cook slowly in the oven for hours, developing a rich, thick sauce. Baked beans from scratch are the perfect side dish for your next cookout or potluck, and a simple lunch or dinner entrée when paired with cornbread or Boston brown bread!

1 lb. dried navy or Great Northern beans
1/2 lb. bacon
1 medium onion
1/2 c ketchup
3/4 c molasses
2 T apple cider vinegar
2 t dry mustard
2 c chicken broth
kosher salt and black pepper
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  • Place beans in a large bowl or pot. Cover with water by 2 inches. Cover and let stand overnight. Drain and rinse the beans.
  • Place the beans in a large pot and cover with fresh water (about 1...
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Nutritions

Calories
461

Sodium
983mg
40% DV

Fat
12g
19% DV

Protein
13g
26% DV

Carbs
73g
24% DV

Fiber
8g
34% DV