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Black bean and salsa soup

This hearty soup can keep you full for hours. Not only is it quick to prepare, it’s also packed with protein, vitamin C and iron for a healthy mouth and body.


2 cans black beans (15 ounces each)
2 cups vegetable or chicken broth
1 cup chunky salsa
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 green onion
Sour cream
Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Thinly slice the green onions, and set aside.
  2. Drain and rinse the black beans.
  3. Pour half into a blender or food processor and set the other half aside.
  4. Blend with the broth, salsa and cumin.
  5. Pour the blended mixture and unblended beans into a saucepan, and cook over medium heat for about 10 minutes, or until thoroughly heated.
  6. Serve with sour cream and sliced green onions as toppings.