These cheap little legumes are high in fiber and a good source of plant-based protein—so why aren’t you eating more of them? We’ve got six ways to add them to your diet.
1. Thicken Soups
There’s nothing worse than a watery soup, so up the protein content and overall nutrition of your favorite recipe by using black beans as a thickener. Just puree 1 can of beans and add them into any soups or stews you think would taste better with a thicker texture. You’ll get an increased heartiness and creamier flavor — without the added calories of cream or butter.
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