Spicy Tortilla Bean Soup


A nice, healthy, spicy Mexican dish especially good for cold winter day! Add lime juice, Cheddar cheese, and diced avocado to top of soup if desired.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
55 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs 10 mins
8 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 large onion, diced

  • 4 cloves garlic, diced

  • 2 (7 ounce) cans chipotle peppers in adobo sauce

  • 2 tablespoons chili powder

  • 2 teaspoons ground cumin

  • 2 quarts vegetable broth

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans pinto beans, drained

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans garbanzo beans, drained

  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, drained

  • 2 (14.5 ounce) cans diced spicy tomatoes

  • 2 (15.25 ounce) cans whole kernel corn, drained

  • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon

  • 1 pinch cayenne pepper, or more to taste

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat; saute onion and garlic until onion is transparent, about 10 minutes. Add chipotle peppers; cook and stir until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chili powder and cumin; cook and stir until mixture is heated through, about 5 more minutes.

  2. Stir broth, pinto beans, garbanzo beans, and black beans into onion mixture; bring to a boil. Add tomatoes, reduce heat, and simmer until soup is heated through and flavors have blended, about 20 minutes. Add corn and cinnamon; cook, stirring occasionally, for 15 more minutes. Season with cayenne pepper, salt, and black pepper.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

454 Calories
8g Fat
81g Carbs
19g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 454
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Sodium 2087mg 91%
Total Carbohydrate 81g 29%
Dietary Fiber 21g 74%
Total Sugars 10g
Protein 19g
Vitamin C 22mg 110%
Calcium 143mg 11%
Iron 7mg 36%
Potassium 858mg 18%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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