Black Bean Soup

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Garnish this southwestern soup with a swirl of sour cream.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 1 hour 30 minutes

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped, peeled tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 5 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • ⅓ cup sour cream

Directions

  • Over medium heat, sauté onions and garlic in olive oil. Add potatoes and chicken broth; simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Add tomatoes, black beans, thyme, cumin, and coriander; simmer 45 minutes more.
  • Carefully purée ⅓ of the soup in a blender, and then return it to the pot. Stir in the vinegar, salt, pepper sauce, and cilantro.
  • Top each serving with a spoonful of sour cream.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • ¼ cup diced onion
  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large potato, peeled and diced
  • 32 oz. chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped, peeled tomatoes
  • 2 cups cooked black beans
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • ½ tsp. ground cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground coriander
  • 1 Tbsp. red wine vinegar
  • 2 tsp. salt
  • 5 drops hot pepper sauce
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro
  • ⅓ cup sour cream

Directions

  • Over medium heat, sauté onions and garlic in olive oil. Add potatoes and chicken broth; simmer uncovered for 30 minutes. Add tomatoes, black beans, thyme, cumin, and coriander; simmer 45 minutes more.
  • Carefully purée ⅓ of the soup in a blender, and then return it to the pot. Stir in the vinegar, salt, pepper sauce, and cilantro.
  • Top each serving with a spoonful of sour cream.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories200
Total Fat7g
Saturated Fat2g
Cholesterol5mg
Sodium1420mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars2g
Protein8g