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Easy and Quick Black Bean Soup


"This is a quick and easy soup with a little spice. Great over brown rice or with a simple salad."
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40 m servings 293 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Heat olive oil in a Dutch oven or large saucepan over medium-high heat. Saute celery, carrot, onion, and garlic in hot oil until fragrant, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir black beans, chicken broth, orange juice, cayenne pepper, and chili powder with the vegetables in the pot; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer until the carrots are soft, about 15 minutes.
  3. Ladle about half the solids into a blender. Add enough liquid so the solids are completely submerged. Hold lid in place and pulse blender a few times before leaving on to puree. Return pureed mixture to pot and stir.


  • Cook's Note:
  • White wine can replace orange juice for a different flavor.
  • Use vegetable broth in place of chicken broth to make this vegetarian.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 293 calories; 7.9 g fat; 43.6 g carbohydrates; 14.1 g protein; < 1 mg cholesterol; 1033 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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This simple easy and quick Black Bean Soup is perfect to serve as a side or as a stand alone soup and it packs a high nutritious punch. Seasoned with the orange juice, cayenne and chili powder p...

I made this soup just as the recipe said. It was way too hot for me and my family. I made a whole other pot but added no hot spices. I then mixed the two soups with a ratio of about 1 part hot t...