Friday, January 27, 2012

LlThomas43's Low Sodium Black Bean Soup

Yes, you can enjoy flavorful broth rich dishes even on a low sodium diet! The nutrition facts for this easy soup are at Calorie Count!

Low Sodium Black Bean Soup


2 cups dried black beans, sorted, rinsed and soaked overnight (drain the water from the beans before adding to the crock-pot)
6 cups unsalted non fat chicken broth  or low sodium vegetable broth (Progresso is good, so is Pacific Organic low sodium vegetable broth)
1/2 c chopped onion
4 large baby carrots, chopped (or one small regular carrot)
14.5 oz can Hunt's stewed tomatoes, no salt added
2 large stalks celery with leaves, chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 cups water
Mrs Dash Extra Spicy seasoning (I use about a teaspoon, please adjust this to suit your tastes)


Place all ingredients in a crock-pot and mix well.

Cook on high for 4-6 hours or low for 6-8 hours.

Delicious with a slice of whole grain bread.

Makes 8 hearty servings

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