Freezer-Friendly Meal Idea
This hearty black bean soup recipe is a great weeknight meal and the leftovers work great for freezer-friendly lunch meals.
Makes 8 servings
What you need:
1 tbsp. oil
1 large onion, diced
1 cup ham, diced (optional)
1-19 oz (540 ml) can black beans, drained and rinsed
1-19 oz (540 ml) can stewed tomatoes,blended in food processor/blender
1 cup frozen corn
¼ cup brown rice, uncooked
1 Litre (4 cups) water
1 tbsp. lime juice
2 tsp. Brown sugar
1-4 tsp. Hot pepper sauce (depending on how spicy you like it!)
½ tsp. Ground cumin
¼ tsp. Ground ginger
How you prepare:
- In a large pot cook onion and ham (if you’re using the ham) in oil until tender.
- Stir in the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
- Reduce heat and simmer covered for 1 hour or until rice is tender.
Carbohydrates 44 g
Protein 16 g
Fat 5 g
Dietary Fiber 9 g
We hope you have enjoyed this healthy Black Bean Soup Recipe!
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