Dr. Oz’s Black Bean Soup Recipe

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Black Bean Soup

Four 1-cup servings, 105 calories each

1 cup diced onion
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
One 15-ounce can black beans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
1/2 teaspoon paprika
1/4 teaspoon cumin
2 cups water plus 1 tablespoon natural vegetable base, or 2 cups vegetable stock
1 tablespoon canned jalapeño chili peppers, finely chopped
2 tablespoons tomato paste

In a medium pot on medium heat, sauté the onion in the oil until it is transparent. Add the garlic and sauté for two more minutes. Add the remaining ingredients; bring to a simmer and cook for 10 minutes. Turn off the heat, remove the pot from the stove, and stir the soup with a wooden spoon to mix well. Serve or allow the soup to cool and then cover, label, date, and refrigerate.

Total fat 3.3 g
Saturated fat 0.5 g
Healthful fats 2.8 g
Fiber 4.9 g
Carbohydrates 17.5 g
Sugar 2.8 g
Protein 4.3 g
Sodium 275 mg
Calcium 43 mg
Magnesium 8 mg
Potassium 362 mg


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