Black Bean and Beef Soup


1 lb. extra lean ground beef

1 medium onion, chopped

1 can black beans, with juice

1 ½ cups water

1 can black bean soup

1 container of salsa

¼ cup chopped green onions

½ grated low-fat cheddar cheese

½ cup low-fat sour cream


Sauté meat and onion in large, heavy saucepan. Stir to keep from sticking. Drain to remove any grease. Add soup, water, black beans and salsa to saucepan. Simmer for 30-45 minutes. Serve hot and top with green onions, cheese and sour cream. Yield 4-6 servings.

Our Healthy Hints: Black beans are high in protein, fiber, iron and B vitamins all of which are good for maintaining good health and fighting chronic diseases.

Bariatric Bites: Along with the above, beans will help prevent constipation due to their high fiber content. Don’t forget to hydrate!

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