Monday, October 11, 2010

Black Bean Soup

I am doing more menu planning with I'm an Organizing Junkie and finding more deals at Pick N Save for $5 Dinners and putting them together with great recipes:-)

Well, last week kind of fell apart with my mom getting a catherization. She is at home and fine now but it is really throwing me off and clogging up my schedule. This week, I am going to be running to and from 3 doctor appointments, a Girl Scout Service Area meeting, a PTO meeting, a hair appointment AND my youngest starts piano lessons this week. Pray for me!

Thank goodness Pick N Save is helping me out with my menu planning! They have beans on sale for $.89. (normally $1.09.)I bought a bunch to make Black Bean Soup. Check out the recipe below:-)

Here is everything that I am serving this week:

Monday: Spaghetti (Cleaning Day)

Tuesday: Chicken Pesto (Doctor Appointment/Girl Scout Service Area Meeting)

Wednesday: Black Bean Soup (See Reicpe Below) (PTO Meeting/Doctor Appointment)

Thursday: Leftovers (Doctor Appoitment/Piano Lessons)

Friday: Eat Out (Hair Appointment)

Black Bean Soup
2 (15 ounce) cans BUSH'S® BEST Black Beans, undrained
1 (16 ounce) can reduced sodium chicken broth
1/2 cup salsa
1 Tbs chili powder
Shredded cheese (optional)
Sour cream (optional)
Chopped onion (optional)
Parsley (optional)

Mash one can of beans with potato masher or food processor. Pour both cans of beans into medium saucepan. Add chicken broth, salsa, and chili powder. Bring to a boil. If desired top with shredded cheese, sour cream, onion, and cilantro.

Servings: 6

Cooking Times
Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Cooking Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Nutrition Facts
Serving size: 1/6 of a recipe (13.4 ounces).
Percent daily values based on the Reference Daily Intake (RDI) for a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information calculated from recipe ingredients.

Amount Per Serving
Calories 390.93
Calories From Fat (36%) 140.87
% Daily Value
Total Fat 16.04g 25%
Saturated Fat 9.36g 47%
Cholesterol 36.41mg 12%
Sodium 946.53mg 39%
Potassium 987.46mg 28%
Total Carbohydrates 42.32g 14%
Fiber 14.53g 58%
Sugar 2.3g
Protein 22.1g 44%

Recipe Type
Side Dish, Soup

Author: Bush's Baked Beans

Recipe Cost: $6.47 ($6.07 with sale!!!)
Serving Cost: $1.08 ($1.01 with sale!!!)



blueviolet said...

I love black bean soup. I can't believe I never thought to make it myself. The recipe is easy. YUM!

lailani said...

Yum! Black beans are such a great dinner staple! I will have to try yours!

mommytoalot said...

I love soup..but I am not so good at making it.
Great recipe to try.
good luck with the piano lessons.

Amy said...

Have a good week. I hope all goes well with your Mom.
Enjoy your day!

Candi said...

What a great Black Bean Soup recipe! It looks so easy! Have fun with piano lessons!

Anonymous said...

Sounds yummy! I got some into the Burritos for the family the other day - maybe I can try this. :)

Sherry @ Lamp Unto My Feet said...

Wow, you sound quite busy this week! That soup sounds delish!

EmmaP said...

I am definitely going to snatch up your black bean soup recipe. I have an entire #10 can full of black beans.

The Blonde Duck said...

I LOVE black beans!

Lisa @ Stop and Smell the Chocolates said...

Wow - busy week!! Sounds like an interesting soup - my son would probably enjoy it.

Frizzy and Bird said...

I love black beans too and am making a crockpot burrito tomorrow. I hope it's yummy!

By the way, when I was a kid I remember listening to one of my uncles records over and over again. I couldn't even tell you who sung it but the title was Black Bean Soup Don't Lie. Funny aye? I haven't thought of it in years.

Sarah said...

Love black bean soup. This is a really easy recipe!

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