A filling and healthy vegetarian recipe, black bean and sweet potato soup combines the earthy flavors of black beans with the inherent sweetness of sweet potatoes. Not only is this soup delicious, but it is also loaded with vital nutrients. It’s a fantastic option for a hearty, nutritious lunch that works well in any season.
Heat a large pot over medium heat, and add a bit of olive oil. Sauté the chopped onions and garlic until they become transparent.
simmer the red bell pepper and diced sweet potatoes in the pot for about 5 minutes, While stirring occasionally
Add the paprika, salt, pepper, cumin, and chilli powder by stirring. The flavors start to mix at this point.
To the pot, add the black beans, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth after draining and rinsing them.
The mixture is heated until it boils, then it is simmered. Cook the sweet potatoes under cover for 15 to 20 minutes, or until they are soft.
To partially mix the soup while maintaining some lumps for texture, use an immersion blender. Alternately, you might remove a portion of the soup from the pot, mix it, and then add it back.
Taste the food, check the seasoning, and, if necessary, add additional salt, pepper, or spices.
Simmer the soup for an additional 5-10 minutes to allow the flavors to meld.
Serve the Black Bean and Sweet Potato Soup hot, garnished with fresh cilantro and a squeeze of lime juice for extra flavor.
This soup is not only delicious but also a great source of protein and fiber.
Black beans contribute protein and fibre, and sweet potatoes supply a good amount of vitamins and minerals.
You will feel nourished and satisfied after this filling lunch. Enjoy!
NUTRITION VALUE (PER SERVING)
Calories : 300-350 kcal
Protein : 10-12 grams
Carbs : 60-70 grams
Fiber : 10-12 grams
Fat : 1-2 grams
Vit & min : this soup is rich in Vit. A , Vit. C , Vit. K, Pottasium and Iron.