Bart's Black Bean Soup Recipe
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Bart's Black Bean Soup Recipe

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This soup is made in minutes. We enjoy it with Herbed Dinner Rolls. Add a salad for a complete meal that's really tasty! —Sharon Ullyot, London, Ontario
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 can (15 ounces) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1-1/2 cups chicken broth
  • 3/4 cup chunky salsa
  • 1/2 cup canned whole kernel corn, drained
  • Dash hot pepper sauce
  • 2 teaspoons lime juice
  • 1 cup (4 ounces) shredded cheddar cheese
  • 2 tablespoons chopped green onions

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 229 calories, 8g fat (6g saturated fat), 32mg cholesterol, 1004mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 12g protein


  1. In a microwave-safe bowl, combine the first five ingredients. Cover and microwave on high for 2 minutes or until heated through. Pour into four serving bowls; drizzle each with lime juice. Sprinkle with cheese and green onions. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Bart's Black Bean Soup in Simple & Delicious November/December 2009, p30

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Reviewed May. 7, 2016

"I made 4 recipes, hoping for leftovers..NOT. I used 2 cans of beans and 2 cans of refried black beans. To that I added 2 whole cans of corn... a little more than the recipe calls for. It was very good."

Reviewed Mar. 28, 2016

"Delicious! I subbed the chicken broth for veggie broth to get a vegetarian meal. The lime juice is a great touch! So simple and easy to make. Perfect for lunches!"

Reviewed Jan. 14, 2016

"This is so fabulous & easy. I also double recipe & fix on the stovetop. PLUS, I add 1/2 lb. smoked sausage links (sliced into coins, then quartered). Modified the name to "Black Bart Bean Soup". Fans of "Christmas Story" will get it & my kids think the new name is great!"

Reviewed Jan. 13, 2016

"Is this correct amount of sodium? It seems very high. Sounds good, but I am supposed to limit sodium."

Reviewed Oct. 20, 2015

"We made this when both sides of the family came over and everyone loved it! We got requests for a copy of the recipe! (Stove top is best)"

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