I mentioned black bean soup in my last post, and had a few requests for the recipe! This is one of my absolute favorite soups. It’s simple, creamy, and has great flavor from the combo of cumin, cilantro, and lime.
Okay, enough talk, let’s dive in to the recipe!
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium onion
4 large celery stalks
4 large carrots
1 small zucchini
1 teaspoon minced garlic
1/2 tablespoon cumin
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
salt and pepper to taste
2 15-oz cans black beans, drained and rinsed
4 cups chicken broth
1 lime (optional)
Freshly chopped cilantro (optional)
1. Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Chop onion, celery, carrots, and zucchini and add to pot. Sauté until soft, about 10-15 minutes, stirring occasionally.
2. Add garlic, cumin, red pepper, salt and pepper to vegetable mixture and stir. Sauté for another few minutes until all ingredients are combined.
3. Add black beans to pot and stir. Let the beans cook with the vegetables for about five minutes, stirring occasionally.
4. Add broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer and simmer for 30 minutes.
5. Using an immersion blender, blender, or food processor, blend the soup until it’s creamy and there are little to no lumps.
6. If using the lime and cilantro, cut lime into wedges and chop a handful of cilantro after removing stems. Serve each bowl of soup with a lime wedge and sprinkling of cilantro and enjoy!
YUM!! Thank you so much for sharing Allie!
You’re welcome, Maureen! I hope you get to give this recipe a try if you like black bean soup 🙂
This sounds absolutely delightful! And it will help give me an excuse to finally get an immersion blender, because I’ve heard those are amazing, haha. Thanks for sharing, Allie! I will definitely be trying this as the weather cools down!
Thank you, Courtney! You should totally get an immersion blender! They are so useful for pureeing! I use ours probably once or twice a week and it’s 1000x easier than lugging out a big blender or food processor to puree and blend things! I hope the weather cools down soon for you 🙂
Mmm, this recipe sounds delicious! I really like taking soup to work for my lunches during the autumn and winter, so I’ll definitely try out this recipe!
Thank you, Grace! I think this would be the perfect autumn/winter lunch! Let me know if you try it out 🙂
This sounds so yummy! I’m pinning this recipe for this fall! 🙂
Yay! Thank you, Rach!
Ooh, I’m definitely going to try this recipe in the fall!! YUM!!!
Woo hoo! I hope you like it!
You make the very best black soup!
Love ❤️ Dad
Thank you so much, dad! That means a lot! ❤ I love you!