Black Bean Soup With Sweet Potatoes

Total Time
1hr 45mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr 30 mins

A simple and exotic soup served with a dollop of sour cream and lime wedges.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in large dutch oven or stock pot. Sauté onion and garlic in oil until soft.
  2. Add balance of ingredients except the sweet potatoes. Simmer until beans are soft, about 1 hour.
  3. Add potatoes and continue to simmer until potatoes are tender (do not overcook sweet potatoes, they'll turn to mush) :-)
  4. Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream and a lime wedge squeezed over the top.


Most Helpful

I made this last night and it was so quick and easy and delicious!! I used 2 cans of Trader Joe's black beans, so it only took about 20 minutes to cook. I let it sit on the stove on warm for about 45 minutes total, and it was fantastic. Will definitely make again!!

driggs63 September 22, 2011

Nice and filling..... and healthy, too! I made this as written using canned black beans (3 cups). This was super tasty, but I felt it was too liquidy. I think 6 cups of broth was way too much for the recipe. Next time I would decrease the broth and/or maybe puree some of the soup. I garnished with sour cream, cilantro and the lime juice. Yummy! Thanx for sharing!

*Parsley* October 12, 2010

My whole family liked this soup a lot. I used canned beans, and left out the corainder (beacuse I didn't have any). I did add a can of diced tomatoes.

Nickeletta August 03, 2006

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