Black Bean and Sausage Soup

Ingredients

1 medium onion, chopped
1 large carrot, peeled or scrubbed, chopped
1 stalk of celery, sliced
2 large cloves of garlic, minced
1/2 tsp dried oregano
1 medium potato, peeled, diced
2 cups beef or chicken broth
1 28 oz tin, diced tomatoes
4-6 oz lean kielbasa sausage, cubed
1 19oz tin black beans, or your favorite canned beans

Directions

1. Heat large pot with low fat cooking spray. Add onion, carrot and celery; cook and stir over medium heat until vegetables begin to soften.
2. Stir in garlic, oregano, potato, broth and tomatoes; heat to boiling. Stir in Kielbasa. Cover and simmer gently for at least 1/2 hour to blend flavours.
3. Drain and rinse beans. Add to soup. Heat until hot. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with crusty bread. (Even better the next day)

Nutrition Facts

Servings Per Recipe: 6
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
  • Calories248.6
  • Total Fat4.3 g
  • Saturated Fat1.6 g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat0.5 g
  • Monounsaturated Fat0.4 g
  • Cholesterol16.3 mg
  • Sodium635.2 mg
  • Potassium700.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate40.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber12.3 g
  • Sugars7.4 g
  • Protein15.4 g

SmartPoints: 7

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