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Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

A smokey sweet potato black bean soup is the perfect comfort soup for a fall or winter meal.
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Smoky Sweet Potato and Black Bean Soup

A smokey sweet potato black bean soup is the perfect comfort soup for a fall or winter meal.
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: American, Soup
Allergy: Dairy Free, Gluten Free, Nut Free, Vegetarian
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 5
Calories: 309kcal

Equipment

  • Soup pot
  • ladle
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • strainer

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp avocado oil, or olive oil
  • 1 medium yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 medium-sized sweet potatoes, peeled & cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika powder
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp coriander powder
  • 1 can fire roasted tomatoes
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 dash black pepper
  • 2 cans black beans, strained & rinsed
  • 5 cups chicken broth, or vegetable broth
  • 2 cups spinach leaves, chopped

Instructions

  • In a large soup pot, heat the oil on medium heat and add the chopped onion and a pinch of salt. Cook onion until it starts to caramelize about 5-7 minutes stirring occasionally then add the garlic and stir in for 1 minute.
  • Stir in cubed sweet potatoes, smoked paprika, cumin, fire roasted tomatoes, salt and pepper and strained black beans.
  • Add broth and bring to a boil then reduce heat to a simmer. Allow soup to simmer for 15-20 minutes or until sweet potatoes are soft.
  • Turn off heat and stir in 1 cup of chopped cilantro and 3 cups of chopped greens.
  • Allow to sit until greens are wilted, then serve topped with the extra chopped cilantro and a dollop of sour cream (optional).

Nutrition

Calories: 309kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 4g | Sodium: 1515mg | Potassium: 985mg | Fiber: 13g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 14690IU | Vitamin C: 26mg | Calcium: 122mg | Iron: 4mg

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