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Topping that are used: vegan sour cream, crushed Tortilla chips, avocado.

Black Bean Soup

  • Author: Contentedness Cooking
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 15
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Cooking
  • Cuisine: American, Mexican
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Black Bean Soup is super easy to prepare with simple ingredients. It uses pantry staples that you already have on hand. Using canned black beans will save you a good amount of time. Texture perfect, hearty, filling, satisfying and full of flavor. A 20 minute meal that the whole family will enjoy and no one would ever tell it is naturally vegan.


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Ingredients

  • ​3 15 oz cans black beans
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • reserved bean liquid from one can
  • 1/2 cup onions, diced
  • 5 oz tomato paste
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1/3 cup celery
  • 1/2 cup carrots
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • juice from 1 lime
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • salt, pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Heat olive oil in a large pot. Add diced onions, garlic, carrots, and celery and fry for around 4 minutes until fragrant. Give vegetable broth to the vegetables, as well as black beans, tomato paste, chili powder, smoked paprika, oregano, and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and cook for 4 minutes more.
  2. Transfer about one third of the soup to a blender and process until smooth. Then add the blended soup back to the pot and cook for 5 minutes.
  3. Divide into bowls and garnish optionally with scallions, vegan sour cream, avocado, tortilla chips and hot sauce on top.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 cups
  • Calories: 232
  • Sugar: 1.3 g
  • Sodium: 965 mg
  • Fat: 3.0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 1.1 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 39.6 g
  • Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 11.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 g

Keywords: black bean soup, vegan soup, lunch, dinner, meal prep