Cuban Black Bean and Sausage Soup Recipe

The flavors of Cuba abound in this veggie soup recipe made with Morningstar Farms® Hot & Spicy Veggie Sausage Patties, black beans, tomatoes and fennel.

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup onion,
  • 1 cup carrot,
  • 4 cloves garlic,
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon fennel seeds,
  • 2 cans (15 ounce each) black beans,
  • 2 cups chicken broth,
  • 1 can (14 1/2 ounce) tomatoes,
  • 1 teaspoon oregano leaves,
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 6
  • 1 cup roma tomatoes (optional),
  • 1/3 cup low-fat plain yogurt or reduced-fat sour cream (optional)

Directions:

1. In nonstick Dutch oven cook onion, carrot and garlic in oil over medium heat until onion is tender, stirring frequently. Stir in fennel seeds. Cook and stir about 1 minute more or until fennel is fragrant.

2. Stir in beans, broth, undrained tomatoes, oregano and red pepper. Bring to boiling. add frozen MORNINGSTAR FARMS HOT & SPICY VEGGIE SAUSAGE PATTIES, pushing patties down into soup. Return to boiling. Reduce heat. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes. Uncover. With spoon break up sausage patties. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes more.

3. Ladle into serving bowls. Sprinkle roma tomatoes (if desired) on each serving. Spoon dollop of yogurt (if desired) on each.