Favorite Black Bean Soup

READY IN: 50mins
Recipe by Lvs2Cook

This is my DH's favorite. It's quick enough to put together for lunch. The recipe came from a friend on an message board. I often serve over white rice.

Top Review by evelynathens

Very nice recipe and so easy to make. I liked the fact that half the beans were pureed and the rest left chunky - added more depth. I can see adding 'stuff' to th is to create endless variations...a bit of crumbled, cooked bacon, some sausage, a handful of hot peppers...

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oil in a 3-quart saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Saute onion and garlic about 5 minutes, until tender.
  3. Stir in oregano, thyme, cumin and cayenne.
  4. Cook 1 minute.
  5. Place 1 can of beans in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth; add chicken broth as needed to make a smooth puree.
  6. Add puree, remaining whole beans and remaining broth to saucepan.
  7. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes.
  8. Thicken with a cornstarch slurry if desired.
  9. Garnish as desired.

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