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Black Bean Soup

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Black Bean Soup is hearty, slightly spicy, and extremely flavorful. If you like soup with a lot of texture, this soup is loaded with them.

Black Bean Soup Recipe

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*Disclaimer – This recipe was originally published in 2012. I’m working hard to update all my older recipes with recipe cards, new photos, and additional recipe information. But, getting to all of them will take time. Please bear with me. In the meantime let me assure you that this recipe is still a winner and one I’m sure you’ll be well pleased with when you make it at home.

Is it a soup, or is it chili? Is it chili, or is it a soup?

Whatever you call it, call it delicious! This black bean soup should be on the top of your “must make” list just as soon as you possibly can!

BLACK BEAN SOUP      {PRINT THIS RECIPE}

1 pound lean ground beef*
2 – 15 oz. can black beans, drained and rinsed.
2 tablespoons olive oil*
2 cloves garlic, minced
1 medium yellow onion, chopped
1 teaspoon smoked* cumin powder
1 teaspoon ground coriander*
1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika*
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes*
2 bay leaves*
2 Roma tomatoes, diced
3/4 cup frozen corn
1 cup beef stock*
1 tablespoon lime zest and the juice of one small lime*
1 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or cilantro paste*
3 flour tortillas, cut in strips and baked, for garnish* (optional)
olive oil spray* (optional)
1 Avocado, diced, for garnish* (optional)
1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese for garnish* (optional)
sour cream for garnish* (optional)

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amy @ fearless homemaker

Saturday 3rd of March 2012

looks absolutely wonderful! I'm a huge fan of soups in any form, but i've never tried making a black bean soup. will have to try this soon!

Nicole @ I am a Honey Bee

Friday 2nd of March 2012

I love black bean soup but I have never made it like this before. I'll have to give this a try.

Jen @ Peanut Butter and Peppers

Thursday 1st of March 2012

The soup looks wonderful and I love your tortilla strips!!

April Tuell Angels Homestead

Thursday 1st of March 2012

It looks like a delicious and filling soup. Love the fact it has cumin in it, one of my favorite seasonings.

Sarah (Canterbury Cakes)

Wednesday 29th of February 2012

Yum....I can almost smell this through the screen. I love black bean dishes, so this has got my mouth watering! Thanks for sharing.