Hearty Vegetable Beef and Black Bean Soup

Ingredients

1 small onion, chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 cups celery, thinly sliced
2 cups carrots, thinly sliced
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 pound extra lean ground beef, crumbled
1 tablespoon thyme, fresh minced
2 tablespoons marjoram or oregano, fresh minced
3 cups low sodium black beans, rinsed and drained, or dried, soaked and precooked.

Preparation

1
Heat a dutch oven over medium heat with olive oil. Add onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Cook for 8 – 10 minutes until softened. Add ground beef and cook until beef is cooked through – about 5 minutes.
2
Add remaining ingredients EXCEPT sour cream and parsley. Reduce heat to medium low and simmer for 20 minutes.
3
Serve with sour cream and parsley.

About

This healthy soup is a terrific way to stretch your grocery dollars.

Yield:

10.0

Added:

July 1, 2011

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