Cocoa-Black Bean Soup

Serves: 4Hands-on: 20 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. peanut oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, minced
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. dried ground ancho pepper (or salt-free chili powder)
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cumin
  • ⅛ tsp. groud cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp. jalapeño jelly
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) no-salt-added black beans
  • 4 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  • In a large, deep nonstick sauté pan, heat the oil on medium. Add the onion and pepper; sauté until tender.
  • Add the garlic, black pepper, ancho pepper or chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and cocoa; stir well, slightly sautéing the spices. Stir in the jalapeño jelly until dissolved.
  • Add the water and black beans. Bring to serving temperature over medium-low heat. Just prior to serving, add the red wine vinegar and olive oil, and stir well.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 tsp. peanut oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, minced
  • 1 large red bell pepper, cored and diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ¼ tsp. dried ground ancho pepper (or salt-free chili powder)
  • ⅛ tsp. ground cumin
  • ⅛ tsp. groud cinnamon
  • 2 tsp. unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1 Tbsp. jalapeño jelly
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 can (15 oz.) no-salt-added black beans
  • 4 tsp. red wine vinegar
  • 4 tsp. extra-virgin olive oil

Directions

  • In a large, deep nonstick sauté pan, heat the oil on medium. Add the onion and pepper; sauté until tender.
  • Add the garlic, black pepper, ancho pepper or chili powder, cumin, cinnamon, and cocoa; stir well, slightly sautéing the spices. Stir in the jalapeño jelly until dissolved.
  • Add the water and black beans. Bring to serving temperature over medium-low heat. Just prior to serving, add the red wine vinegar and olive oil, and stir well.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories190
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat1g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium30mg
Total Carbohydrate25g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars5g
Protein7g