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Vegetarian Black Bean Soup

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 20 min.

Makes

6 servings

"This chunky soup is chock-full of hearty ingredients like potatoes and black beans," notes Heather Baldry of Knoxville, Tennessee. "The tasty vegetable broth is a nice change from chicken or beef."

Ingredients

  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) vegetable broth, divided
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup diced peeled potato
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon hot pepper sauce
  • 2 green onions, sliced

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, bring the onion, garlic and 1/4 cup broth to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 6-8 minutes or until onion is tender. Stir in the beans, potato, thyme, cumin and remaining broth; return to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until potatoes are tender.
  2. Stir in tomatoes and hot pepper sauce; heat through. Sprinkle with green onions.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 173 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 818mg sodium, 30g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 10g fiber), 10g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 starch, 1 lean meat.

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