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    Spider’s Web Pumpkin Soup

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    What better way can you end a long cold creepy Halloween night than having a hot bowl of spider’s web pumpkin soup? Right?

    This soup might look and sound spooky, but it actually is good for the heart!

    Also, if you do not know yet, black beans are great sources of protein, folate, and antioxidants.

    Some studies show that eating black beans can reduce your risks of cancer and diabetes.

    Try this delicious spider’s web pumpkin soup recipe below.

    Spider’s Web Pumpkin Soup


    • 2 15- ounce cans organic black beans 425 grams, rinsed and drained
    • 1 15- ounce can diced organic tomatoes 411 grams
    • 3 cups ml) low sodium 710, chicken, turkey, vegetable, organic broth of choice
    • 1 tablespoon olive oil
    • 1 cup chopped onion
    • 3-4 garlic cloves minced
    • 2-3 teaspoons ground cumin
    • 1-2 teaspoons smoked paprika or regular
    • ½ teaspoon smoked black pepper or regular
    • ¼ teaspoon ground chipotle pepper or more for more heat
    • Kosher salt to taste
    • 1 15- ounce can organic pure pumpkin puree 425 grams, not pie mix
    • 2 -3 teaspoons Balsamic vinegar
    • Optional garnishes: grated low fat Jack or Cheddar cheese crumbled queso fresco, diced fresh tomato, sliced green onions or chives, crushed tortilla chips, low fat sour cream, diced avocado, and chopped cilantro.


    1. Puree beans and tomatoes with half of the chicken broth in a large capacity blender, like a Vitamix. If you have a smaller capacity blender you may need to do it in two batches.
    2. In a large saucepan heat olive oil over medium low heat. Add onion and cook until soft, and fragrant, about 3-5 minutes. Add garlic and 1 minute more.
    3. Add spices, stir and cook for a minute or two, until they bloom and you can smell them.
    4. Stir in black bean-tomato puree, pumpkin, the rest of the broth. Simmer uncovered until blended and thickened, about 15-20 minutes. Stir in vinegar and serve. Top with garnishes of choice, as noted above. For an extra smooth soup, give it one more whirl in the blender.


    How to make the web design? Check it out on the next page.


    Original recipe source: https://afoodcentriclife.com/black-bean-and-pumpkin-soup/


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