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Smoky Black Bean Soup With Chicken Sausage

Smoky Black Bean Soup With Chicken Sausage

Nutrition Facts
  • cal. (kcal) 258
Smoky Black Bean Soup With Chicken Sausage
  • Makes: 4 servings
  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 25 mins
  • Carb Grams Per Serving: 40


  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 3 - ounce link precooked spicy chicken sausage, thinly sliced
  • 1 large onion, finely chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 2 15 - ounce can black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 cups reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 canned chipotle chili in adobo sauce, minced
  • 1/3 cup reduced-fat sour cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon finely grated lime zest
  • 4 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon honey
  • Salt


  1. Heat oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add sausage in a single layer; cook until lightly browned, about 2 minutes. Turn and cook 1 minute more. Transfer to a plate lined with paper towels.
  2. Add onion and bell pepper to pan; saute until soft, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic, cumin and oregano; saute 1 minute more. Stir in beans, broth and chipotle; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, combine sour cream, lime zest, 1 teaspoon lime juice and honey in a small bowl.
  4. Transfer 1 1/2 cups soup to a blender and puree. Stir puree back into soup; add sausage. Stir in remaining lime juice and season with salt to taste. Serve and top with lime sour cream.

Nutrition Information

Servings Per Recipe: 4
PER SERVING: 258 cal., 6 g total fat (2 g sat. fat), 40 g carb. (12 g fiber), 20 g pro.

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