Black Bean Soup


  • 1 tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ cup celery, diced
  • ½ cup onion, diced
  • ¼ cup green bell pepper, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1½ tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 1 tsp. chili powder
  • 1 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 cups low-sodium chicken broth (may also use vegetable broth)
  • 1 cup purified water
  • Three 15-oz. cans low-sodium (or no-salt) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • One 15-oz. can low-sodium stewed or diced tomatoes


Heat oil in medium stockpot over medium heat. Add celery, onion, and bell pepper. Cook until tender, approximately 10 minutes. Add garlic and next 4 ingredients; cook 3 minutes. Add broth, water, beans, and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer 15–30 minutes. Serve hot.

Nutrition Facts:

Serving Size: 1 cup; Calories: 345; Fiber: 21g; Protein: 22g.


Written by Renew Life

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