WW Recipe of the Day: 4-Ingredient Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup
(151 calories | 5 0 0 myWW *SmartPoints value per serving)
I love black bean soup. What's not to love? It's a Weight Watchers dream.
Hearty. Delicious. Low in Points. And cheap and easy to make.
This easy slow cooker black bean soup has just 4 ingredients - canned black beans, salsa, vegetable broth and cumin.
I cut the recipe in half and cooked it in the slow cooker, which can be left unattended for hours without bubbling over, instead of on the stove.
The Skinny on Easy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup
I adapted this recipe from Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet , so you know it's Weight Watchers friendly.
According to my calculations, each cup has only 151 calories and:
5 *SmartPoints (Green plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Blue plan)
0 *SmartPoints (Purple plan)
3 *PointsPlus (Old plan)
This works with WW Simply Filling too.
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Optional Black Bean Soup Toppings
(Be sure to adjust SmartPoints accordingly)
- Fat-free sour cream
- Non-fat Greek yogurt
- Chopped avocado
- Finely chopped red onion
- Low-fat shredded cheese
- Sliced jalapeños
- Crushed tortilla chips
- Chopped tomatoes
- Chopped cilantro
- Lime wedges
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Easy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup Recipe
- 2 cans (14 to 15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
- 2 cups vegetable broth
- ¾ cup peach salsa or another fruity tomato-based salsa
- ½ teaspoon ground cumin
- Optional toppings: fat-free sour cream, non-fat Greek yogurt, chopped avocado, red onion, shredded cheese, jalapeños, crushed tortilla chips, chopped cilantro, lime wedges
- Ideal Slow Cooker Size: 1-½- to 2-Quart.
- In a blender combine the black beans, broth, salsa and cumin. Blend until mixture is smooth and creamy. (Or leave slightly chunky, if desired.)
- Pour the mixture into the slow cooker.
- Cover and cook on LOW for 3 to 5 hours until the soup is well heated and flavors have had a chance to meld.
- Taste and adjust seasonings, adding salt and pepper as necessary. If you like, top each serving with a dollop of sour cream, a sprinkle of cilantro, and/or a squeeze of lime.
Source: adapted for the slow cooker from Hungry Girl 1-2-3: The Easiest, Most Delicious, Guilt-Free Recipes on the Planet by Lisa Lillien
*PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan's ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.
If you like easy slow cooked 4-ingredient black bean soup, you might also like:
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