Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 40 mins

Black beans are one of my favorite foods, and i try to cook with them when i can. This is a recipe from my mom, who used to make it all the time. Hope you like it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Saute onion, garlic, cumin, and pepper in oil until tender. Remove from heat.
  2. Puree 1-1/2 to 2 cans of beans with the chicken broth.
  3. add puree to pot along with remaining ingrediants.
  4. Heat to a boil the reduce to low.
  5. Simmer 30 minute.
Most Helpful

Very good soup! The only change I made was I used 1 tsp. cumin since I wasn't sure if 1 Tbls. was a typo or not. I figured under spiced was better than too spicy. :) I really enjoyed the hint of lime in the soup. I served it with tortilla chips. Thanks for posting!

Marg (CaymanDesigns) November 11, 2008