Black bean soup

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 6
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 294.9
  • Total Fat: 5.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 504.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 47.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 16.1 g
  • Protein: 16.2 g

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Number of Servings: 6


    1 medium onion, minced
    4 cloves garlic, minced
    1 Tbsp cumin
    1.5 tsp red pepper flakes
    2 Tbsp olive oil
    4 cans (6 cups) black beans
    1 can (~2 cups) vegetable broth
    1 cup medium salsa
    2 Tbsp lime juice


1. In a large pot, saute onion, garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes in olive oil for ~3 minutes.

2. Puree vegetable broth, salsa, and one can of black beans.

3. Add puree and rest of black beans to the onion/garlic mixture.

4. Simmer for ~30 minutes. Just before serving add lime juice. Serve hot.

Makes approx. nine cups of soup, or six 1.5 cup servings.

Number of Servings: 6

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RAINSMOM.

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  • Yum - 7/29/17

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  • Very Good
    This is really good - we made it as called for with extra dried chillis, added diced green chilis and a serving of jalepeno chicken meatballs (Costco) for some protein - 1/2/12

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  • Good
    Looks great, I'm making this one with an organic low-sodium veggie broth. - 11/9/10

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  • Incredible!
    Loved it as it was! Might taste even greater with just a small amount of ground beef/turkey/chicken! Yum! - 6/16/10

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  • Incredible!
    Very good! Thank you - 12/6/09

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  • Incredible!
    My favorite kind of cooking---put it in the crock pot and forget it. - 8/16/09

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  • Incredible!
    This soup was so quick to make and tasted great. It is sure to become a staple in my home. - 9/11/08

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  • Incredible!
    I modified the recipe a little. Didn't make it as spicy and reduced the onions. I didn't have enough black beans so I used northern and kidney beans. Great recipe, the family really liked it! - 2/27/08

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  • Very Good
    Great!!!! Nice and spicy - 2/2/08

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  • Very Good
    Made this but I used Hunt's diced tomatoes w/ basil garlic and Oregano, 1/4 tea allspice. And I left my beans whole
    - 1/14/08

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