20 Minute Black Bean Soup Recipe

20 Minute Black Bean Soup Recipe

How To Make 20 Minute Black Bean Soup

Warm up those cold wintry days with this vegetarian black bean soup. This hearty dish is also filled with corn, tomatoes, chili, and herbs and spices.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 20 minutes



  • 1tbspolive oil
  • 1onion,medium, diced
  • 4clovesgarlic,minced
  • 14½oztomatoes,(1 can), garlic fire roasted, diced
  • 15ozblack beans,(4 cans), 2 cans undrained, 2 cans drained and rinsed
  • 14.5ozlow sodium vegetable broth,(2 cans)
  • 4ozgreen chilies,(1 can), diced
  • 1cupcorn,frozen, thawed
  • tspcumin
  • ½tspchili powder
  • 1tbsplime juice,fresh squeezed
  • cilantro,fresh chopped, for serving, if desired


  1. Add two cans of undrained black beans to a food processor and pulse until thickened. Set aside.

  2. Heat oil in a large dutch oven or pot.

  3. Stir in onion and sauté for 3 to 4 minutes.

  4. Add in garlic and cook for an additional minute.

  5. Stir in the tomatoes, all of the black beans, broth, green chilies, corn, cumin and chili powder.

  6. Bring to a simmer and cook for 10 to 15 minutes.

  7. If the soup is too thick add more broth. If you would like it thicker puree some of the soup in a blender or food processor.

  8. Take off of the heat and stir in fresh squeeze lime juice.

  9. Season with salt and pepper to taste.

  10. Serve immediately with fresh chopped cilantro for serving.


  • Calories: 318.11kcal
  • Fat: 3.98g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.70g
  • Trans Fat: 0.00g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.97g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.91g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.54g
  • Fiber: 13.22g
  • Sugar: 6.82g
  • Protein: 17.65g
  • Sodium: 32.65mg
  • Calcium: 116.87mg
  • Potassium: 1416.09mg
  • Iron: 4.64mg
  • Vitamin A: 57.62µg
  • Vitamin C: 60.78mg
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