Chicken and Black Bean Soup

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Nov. 30, 2011

Ingredients

Black beans 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Onion 1 Medium , coarsely chopped
Green pepper 1 , coarsely chopped
Celery stalk 1 , coarsely chopped
Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm) , finely chopped
Oil 3 Tablespoon
Chicken stock 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon (Or To Taste)
Snipped chives 1 Tablespoon

Directions

GETTING READY

1) In a 3-quart pot, in enough cold water to cover, soak beans overnight.

2) Next day, drain the beans.

MAKING

3) To the beans, add fresh water to cover, and then simmer until they are almost tender (about 2 hours).

4) In a large skillet, cook all the

chopped vegetables in oil until they are almost tender and then add to the beans.

5) Add chicken stock and simmer until beans are tender.

6) Remove the skillet from heat and allow to cool slightly.

7) When cool, puree the ingredients in an electric blender.

8) Return the puree to pot, add lemon juice.

SERVING

9) Heat the soup and serve with snipped chives.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 30 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 1292Calories from Fat 476

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 54 g83.1%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 741 mg30.88%

Total Carbohydrates 155 g51.7%

Dietary Fiber 33 g132%

Sugars 25 g

Protein 54 g108%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet