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Caribbean Black Bean Soup
From: Karen C. Greenlee

Short Cut Vegetarian:
Great Taste in No Time
by Lorna Sass
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Recipe By:
Lorna Sass' Short Cut Vegetarian.
Serving Size: 4
  • 2 1/2 cups water
  • 1 14 oz can "lite" coconut milk
  • 1 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes w/green chiles*
  • 1 7 oz pkg Fantastic Foods Instant Black Beans
  • salt to taste
  • Tabasco sauce to taste
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro for garnish
In a soup pot or large saucepan, bring the water, coconut milk, and tomatoes (with liquid) to a boil over high heat, stirring often.

Whisk in the Instant Black Beans and season with salt and Tabasco.

Cover, turn off the heat, and let stand for 5 minutes.

Stir well and reheat if necessary.

Serve in soup bowls garnished with cilantro.

* or substitute one can of diced tomatoes plus 1 chopped jalapeno