- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 small onion, diced
- 1 pound dried black beans
- 12 cups vegetable stock
- 1 teaspoon garlic salt
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
- 2 tablespoons chia seeds, plus more if needed
- 1 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
- 1/3 cup chopped cilantro leaves and stems, as garnish
An easy and hearty soup with surprising ingredients: cinnamon — not only tasty, but long prized for its medicinal properties — and chia seeds, for an omega-3 boost.
Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat, then add the onion and sauté until translucent.2.
Add the black beans, vegetable stock, garlic salt, cumin, cinnamon and chia seeds. Simmer, covered, forat least 2 hours, or until the beans are cooked.3.
If you want the soup thicker after cooking, add another tablespoon of chia seeds or blend half of themixture with an immersion blender.4.
Serve with a dollop of Greek yogurt and chopped cilantro on top.
Excerpted from Skinny Liver: A Proven Program to Prevent and Reverse the New Silent Epidemic—Fatty Liver Disease by Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, RD, LD with Ibrahim Hanouneh, MD. Copyright © 2017. Available from Da Capo Lifelong Books, an imprint of Perseus Books, LLC, a subsidiary of Hachette Book Group, Inc.