Slow Cooker Savory Super food Soup

Ingredients

2 cups carrots sliced
1 sweet potato large, cut into 1/2 inch cubes
1 cup green beans fresh or frozen
1/2 cup fresh cilantro chopped
1 onion small, diced
1 garlic clove minced
30 ounces black beans cans, drained and rinsed
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon chili powder
1 teaspoon cumin
kosher or sea salt to taste
2 cups vegetable juice no sugar added
2 cups vegetable broth low-sodium

Instructions

Combine all ingredients in the slow cooker, cover, and cook on low 6-8 hours, or until veggies are tender. Add a tablespoon of reduced-fat cheddar cheese, if desired.

To make this even more of a Superfood Soup, add 2 cups coarsely chopped kale the last 5 minutes of cooking, or until wilted.

SmartPoints (Freestyle): 5