Black Bean and Avocado Soup

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 25 mins

Yummy black bean soup!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a large soup pot, saute onion and garlic in olive oil about 5 to 7 minutes, or until soft.
  2. Add cumin, cayenne powder, cinnamon, salt, sugar and cilanto; sauté an additional 2 to 3 minutes until very fragrant, stirring often.
  3. Add tomatoes and beans; cook an additional 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Add broth to the pot and bring to a boil; simmer gently for 10 to 15 minutes.
  5. Puree 1 cup of this mixture and return back to pot.
  6. Stir in avocado, and lime juice. Heat through.
  7. Place in serving bowls and sprinkle with shredded cheese.
Most Helpful

This was wonderful! We loved it! The only thing I did differently was add shredded chicken in the soup for additional protein per my hubby's request. I don't eat cheese so I ate it with a spoonful of full fat plain greek yogurt and it was delightful! Avocados are a super food and are eaten often in our home, we eat at least 2 a day, so I'm always looking for recipes that can incorporate avocados somehow. This one is a keeper! Thank you for sharing!

violetsareblue March 04, 2014

it was ok. I couldn't get anyone else to eat it though. It needs something to liven it up. And the avocados ended up as bland little chunks.

Khana May 21, 2010

Boyfriend who is trying to put on weight loved this, thanks!

taylorschips March 27, 2010