Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup Recipe. Serve this comfort food with rice or crusty bread. Made in 10 minutes and only 5 other ingredients. Soup is vegan, vegetarian & full of Caribbean flavor.
My friends, I love to make soups because they are super easy to make and healthy. I always increase the quantity I make to stock up my freezer for those lazy days when I don't feel like cooking anything. This week, I bring you a 10-Minute Easy Vegetarian Black Bean Soup Recipe.
When I say "easy" it is an understatement! This Black Bean Soup Recipe takes 10 minutes to make, only has 6 ingredients and it's packed with Caribbean flavor... definitely on our Easy 1-2-3 recipe list.
A black bean soup recipe made with salsa?
This soup is creamy, thick and with just a hint of heat from the Roasted Red Pepper Salsa. Yes, you heard well, we are using salsa! This is the first of several recipes showcasing how versatile our salsa can be, and how it can be incorporated in your everyday cooking. Also, check out one of our favorite party dip recipes Fiesta Roasted Red Pepper Dip that is made with the same salsa.
I was one of those people who thought salsa was only good to eat with chips, or put in Mexican dishes. But, I found a new universe of possibilities of how to incorporate salsa as an ingredient in a lot of my recipes.
What Equipment do you need to make this delicious Black Bean Soup Recipe?
- A blender
- A saucepan
This Black Bean Soup recipe has two steps:
- Blend all the ingredients in the blender.
- Heat the mixture in the saucepan.
Here are some of my favorite toppings:
This creamy soup is perfect as is, but if you are like me, I love to add some fun toppings for an extra layer of crunchiness, saltiness, spiciness or freshness with some herbs.
- Crumbled tortilla chips
- Fresh chopped cilantro
- Thinly sliced green onion
- Fresh parsley
- Sour cream
- Hot sauce
- Shredded cheese or crumbled Mexican cheese.
- Serve with a bowl of white rice, or a crusty bread.
Have a fun week!
UPDATE: This recipe is part of the roundup of Mexican food recipes to celebrate Cinco de Mayo.
Check out some of our other comforting soup recipes:
- Creamy Celery Root Soup with Walnut-Parsley Gremolata
- Easy One-Pot Lasagna Soup
- Hearty Vegetable Soup
- Creamy Hatch Green Chile Soup with Cilantro Lime Grilled Shrimp
Black Bean Soup Recipe only takes 10 minutes to make and only has 6 ingredients. This creamy soup is vegan, vegetarian and full of Cuban/Caribbean flavor. This black bean soup recipe is great as is, but I love to add different fixings. Here are some options that give the soup an extra touch of crunchiness, spiciness, flavorful freshness, and cheesy gooeyness: Crumbled Tortilla chips, fresh chopped cilantro, hot sauce, shredded cheese or crumbled Mexican cheese. Serve with a bowl of white rice or crusty bread. Made with Roasted Red Pepper Salsa.
- 1 cup Roasted Red Pepper Salsa
- 2 (15-ounces) can black beans, drained, and rinsed
- 1-½ cups vegetable broth
- 1 teaspoon ground cumin
- 2 Tablespoons thinly sliced green onion
- 1 teaspoon fresh parsley
- 4 Tablespoons sour cream (optional garnish/topping. not vegan)
- Using a blender to combine Roasted Red Pepper Salsa, beans, vegetable broth, cumin, and parsley. Blend until becomes smooth and creamy.
- Transfer to a medium pot and set over medium heat. Heat through, stirring occasionally.
- Place the soup in four bowls. Garnish with sour cream and green onion.
- Prep Time: 7 minutes
- Cook Time: 3 minutes
- Category: Dinner & Lunch
- Cuisine: Latin/ Caribbean
- Serving Size: 1 Cup
- Calories: 239
- Sugar: 3.5 g
- Sodium: 772.3 mg
- Fat: 3.3 g
- Saturated Fat: 1.6 g
- Carbohydrates: 40.5 g
- Fiber: 16 g
- Protein: 14.3 g
- Cholesterol: 6.2 mg
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