Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

How To Make Spicy Black Bean Soup

Turn your normal canned black beans into a delicious black bean soup with the addition of Cuban spices and fresh veggies cooked together in one pot.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 45 minutes
Total: 55 minutes



  • 2tbspextra-virgin olive oil
  • 2medium yellow onions,chopped
  • 3celery ribs,finely chopped
  • 1large carrot,peeled, sliced into thin rounds
  • 6garlic cloves,pressed or minced
  • tspground cumin
  • ½tspred pepper flakes,or ¼ if sensitive to spice
  • 15ozblack beans,rinsed, drained
  • 32ozvegetable broth,low-sodium
  • ¼cupcilantro,fresh, chopped, optional
  • 1tspsherry vinegar,to taste, or 2 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper,to taste

Optional Garnishes:

  • avocado,diced
  • cilantro,extra
  • radishes,thinly sliced
  • tortilla chips


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large Dutch oven or soup pot over medium heat until shimmering.

  2. Add the onions, celery, and carrot, then a light sprinkle of salt.

  3. Cook, stirring occasionally, for 10 to 15 minutes, until the vegetables are soft.

  4. Stir in the garlic, cumin, and red pepper flakes, then cook for 30 seconds until fragrant.

  5. Pour in the beans and broth, then bring to a simmer over medium-high heat.

  6. Cook, reducing the heat as necessary to maintain a gentle simmer, for 30 minutes until the beans are very tender.

  7. Transfer about 4 cups of the soup to a stand blender, securely fasten the lid, then blend until smooth. Alternative, use an immersion blender to blend a portion of the soup.

  8. Return the pureed soup to the pot, then stir in the cilantro, and vinegar. Add salt and pepper, to taste.

  9. Serve, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 319.55kcal
  • Fat: 6.08g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.96g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 3.66g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.02g
  • Carbohydrates: 52.04g
  • Fiber: 12.91g
  • Sugar: 4.10g
  • Protein: 16.66g
  • Sodium: 709.96mg
  • Calcium: 140.55mg
  • Potassium: 1275.19mg
  • Iron: 5.03mg
  • Vitamin A: 124.35µg
  • Vitamin C: 6.53mg
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