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Fiesta Sweet Potato Soup

Here’s a simple soup with plenty of taste and just a little heat. Loaded with Sweet potatoes, black beans and sausage, it tastes even better the next day—if you have any left.—Gilda Lester, Millsboro, Delaware
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings (2-1/4 quarts)

Ingredients

  • 1 package (9 ounces) fully cooked spicy chicken sausage links, chopped
  • 2 medium sweet potatoes, peeled and cubed
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 small green pepper, diced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin
  • 2 cans (14-1/2 ounces each) reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes with mild green chiles, undrained
  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tablespoons minced fresh cilantro
  • Sour cream and thinly sliced green onions

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, saute the sausage, sweet potatoes, onion and pepper in oil until onion is tender. Add cumin; cook 1 minute longer. Stir in the broth, tomatoes and beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes or until potatoes are tender. Stir in cilantro.
  • Garnish servings with sour cream and green onions.
Nutrition Facts
1-1/2 cups (calculated without garnishes): 247 calories, 8g fat (2g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 1036mg sodium, 29g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 6g fiber), 15g protein.

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