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Black Bean Soup

Submitted by: JustRightMenus

Servings: 6

Categories: beans, soup

From the kitchen of:

 Parents magazine 2011


 2 tsp vegetable oil

1 medium onion, chopped

1 1/2 tsp cinnamon

2 cans (19 oz each) black beans, with liquid

1 pkg (32 oz) reduced-sodium chicken broth

1 large sweet potato, diced

Plain Greek yogurt, optional


 In a saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion and cinnamon, and cook for 6 minutes.

Stir in beans, chicken broth, and sweet potato. Bring mixture to a boil; reduce heat and simmer 10 minutes. 

Let soup cool 5 minutes, puree in blender in two batches until smooth.

Reheat on low until warm before serving. 

Top with yogurt, if desired.