Texas Black Bean Soup Recipe
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Texas Black Bean Soup Recipe

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This hearty stew made with convenient canned items is perfect for spicing up a family gathering on a cool day. "It tastes great and requires so little time and attention," notes Pamela Scott of Garland, Texas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES:10 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 5 min. Cook: 4 hours
MAKES: 10 servings


  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) stewed tomatoes or Mexican stewed tomatoes, cut up
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes or diced tomatoes with green chilies
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) chicken broth
  • 1 can (11 ounces) Mexicorn, drained
  • 2 cans (4 ounces each) chopped green chilies
  • 4 green onions, thinly sliced
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried minced garlic

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 91 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 609mg sodium, 19g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.


  1. In a 3-qt. slow cooker, combine all ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 4-6 hours or until heated through. Yield: 8 -10 servings (about 2-1/2 quarts).
Originally published as Texas Black Bean Soup in Quick Cooking September/October 2000, p45

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rebeccascafe User ID: 8039558 245944
Reviewed Mar. 24, 2016

"I've made this so many times I know it by heart! It's my go-to when I'm craving tex-mex flavors, and a cup is only 2 smartpoints on Weight Watchers 2016 program. Love it!"

deej0619 User ID: 1539602 74545
Reviewed Feb. 26, 2013

"LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, LOVE THIS!! I make this a lot. It is tasty, easy to make, and extremely healthy soup to eat. I recommend this to everyone who likes the ingredients in it."

dsm User ID: 3208899 71481
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2012

"I have made this soup many times; family and neighbors love it. I omit the stewed tomatoes and use less chili powder. Very quick and easy."

Rosemary Swope User ID: 1654672 101843
Reviewed Nov. 8, 2011

"easy, and warms you up on a cold day."

gingbaby User ID: 1949232 101739
Reviewed Mar. 3, 2011

"Loved this soup. I made it on the stove and it was ready in 30 mins. I cut the ingredients in half for 5 servings instead of 10. Next time I will double up on the black beans."

Lorilee61 User ID: 3573167 44617
Reviewed Sep. 23, 2010

"My family liked this soup. It was easy to make and filling. Will make again. Thanks for sharing."

Poeschl User ID: 3716764 27865
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2010

"easy and really good, a real filling soup that is a great meal or snack if you are dieting. No fat lots of fiber and taste. Made it twice in one week."

Grammy5 User ID: 994532 74544
Reviewed Jan. 27, 2008

"Did not use garlic. Too much chili powder for me. Did not use green onions but regular"

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