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Cajun black bean soup

Cajun black bean soup
  • Serves: 4
  • Prep time: 25
  • Cook time: 45 minutes
  • Ready in: Over 60 Minutes
  • Difficulty Rating: 1
  • * Freezer friendly
  • Syns per serving:

This is a Cajun version of a dish that originated in Cuba. Think hot summer nights and spicy flavours!


  • 2 x 400g cans black beans, drained
  • 1 red onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 red pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and finely chopped
  • 1 carrot, peeled and finely diced
  • 1 potato, peeled and finely diced
  • 3 garlic cloves, peeled and crushed
  • 2 tsp Cajun seasoning
  • 400g can chopped tomatoes
  • 1 litre boiling hot vegetable stock
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 50g mangetout, roughly chopped
  • 50g okra, sliced
  • fat free natural fromage frais and chopped fresh coriander, to serve


  1. Place all the ingredients except the okra and mangetout in the slow cooker pot. Season well, stir and cover with the lid.
  2. Cook on LOW for 6-7 hours.
  3. Uncover and stir in the mangetout and okra, re-cover and cook for a further 30 minutes.
  4. Serve the soup garnished with a dollop of fromage frais and some chopped coriander.

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