Easy Black Bean Soup

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I love soup on cold winter days, don’t you? My husband has a thing for black beans and he absolutely loves Black Bean Soup! I have tried many different recipes, but I just couldn’t get the right consistency to make him smile. Until I found a post last week that had a neat trick in the directions to put the beans in a blender to make it smooth. In the past I was smashing the beans with a potato smasher and the soup consistency was just too thin and just wrong! I combined this new found trick with my favorite recipe and the results were prefect!! It is a super easy quick soup to make for those busy week nights.

Easy Black Bean Soup Recipe
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Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
1 hr
  1. 5 cans of black beans
  2. 1 ½-2 14.5 oz cans chicken broth
  3. 1 can corn, drained
  4. 16 oz jar salsa, {I use Mrs. Renfro's Black Bean Salsa}
  5. ½ teaspoon cumin
  6. ½ teaspoon chili powder
  7. Toppings: cheddar cheese, sour cream, green onions
  1. Blend 3 cans of black beans with 1 1/2 cans of chicken broth in a blender.
  2. You may need to do 2 batches if it does not fit in your blender.
  3. Add the bean mixture to a large pot.
  4. Add the jar of salsa, cumin and chili powder.
  5. Add the can of corn and last 2 cans of black beans, all drained first.
  6. Heat on medium to a boil then set on low.
  7. Stir occasionally so soup does not stick to the bottom of your pan. Simmer for 30-45 minutes.
  8. Top with cheese, sour cream and green onions. Diced avocado would be great on this too.
  1. I hope you like it! It was hit with my husband and even the kids loved it!
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**After much searching, I could not find the post mentioned above to credit the author, otherwise I would have given credit where credit is due.**


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20 thoughts on “Easy Black Bean Soup

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  3. YUM, I love how easy this is! My name is Cindy and I blog over at Vegetarianmamma.com I wanted to invite you to link up your recipe and any others at our Gluten Free Fridays Recipe Link up party! It happens every Friday and we’d love to have you join us with some of your awesome recipes! It doesn’t mean that you have to be a gluten free bloggers. If you have some recipes on your blog that are gluten free that counts! :) Many recipes are naturally gluten free.
    Thanks, Cindy :)

    1. Thanks for linking up at our Gluten Free Fridays party! I have tweeted and pinned your entry to our Gluten Free Fridays board on Pinterest! :)

      Thanks for linking back to the Gluten Free Fridays post!

      See you at the link up this week! We are having a special giveaway this week! Its a tote bag filled with some Gluten Free Allergy Friendly goodies!

      Cindy from vegetarianmamma.com

  4. This looks really good. I love easy meals – and soup is perfect for this time of year. Thanks for sharing at The Weekly Creative link party!

    Shannon @ Sewing Barefoot

  5. Kim,

    Thanks for sharing! This looks SO good & I plan on making some later on this week. Just one question; although it may be stupid, why drain the last 2 cans of beans? Is that to reduce the amount of liquid being added to the soup? I just was curious, because a lot of recipes that I have seen using black beans recommend that they be drained and rinsed. Thanks again & would appreciate you thoughts when you get a chance.


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