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Home-Style Black Bean Soup Recipe
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Home-Style Black Bean Soup Recipe

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Blending some of the beans gives this soup just the right consistency. (After rinsing your blender container, remember to leave it out for the Peachy Fruit Smoothies!)
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 2 cups chicken broth, divided
  • 3 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained, divided
  • 1 can (10 ounces) diced tomatoes and green chilies, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic salt
  • Minced fresh cilantro, parsley, sour cream and/or tortilla chips, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 101 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 786 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, saute onion and garlic in oil for 2-3 minutes or until tender.
  2. In a blender, combine 1/2 cup chicken broth and 1 can beans; cover and process until smooth. Add to onion mixture.
  3. Stir in the tomatoes, cumin, garlic salt, remaining beans and remaining broth. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10 minutes. Serve with cilantro, parsley, sour cream and tortilla chips if desired. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Black Bean Soup in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2003, p3

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 101 calories, 3 g fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 786 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Reviews for Home-Style Black Bean Soup

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Reviewed Mar. 3, 2014

"It was much better than it sounded or looked. My husband really liked it. It is a bit spicy."

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Reviewed Oct. 15, 2013

"Really, really good!!! My husband loved it and that's always my goal! I used only half the cumin (I don't think I could have eaten it with the full amount... would have been too spicy!) and I blended almost two full cans of the beans instead of one. Also threw a little dried cilantro in the pot. I will definitely be making this again!"

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Reviewed Apr. 15, 2013

"I absolutelylove this soup! I used reduced sodium chicken broth instead of the regular brothh. Since I like my soup to be on the thicker side, I don't blend the beans with the chicken broth before adding them. I put everything into the pot and at the end, I use a blender stick to blend the soup. That way you can make the soup as thick as you want."

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2012

"Quick, easy, healthy and delicious!"

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Reviewed Jan. 24, 2012

"After making this several times I had a light bulb moment. I think it helped that I had a can in the pantry. So, instead of chopping one of the cans of beans, I used a can of refried black beans. It worked great and tasted delicious. My favorite toppings are cheddar cheese and sour cream."

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