Hearty and flavorful black bean and tomato soup recipe

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Hearty and flavorful black bean and tomato soup recipe
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
45 mins
Total Time:
Recipe by Administrator
Published on February 24, 2024

This black bean and tomato soup is a comforting and satisfying dish perfect for chilly days. With the perfect blend of spices and fresh ingredients, this soup is sure to be a hit with your family and friends.


  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 jalapeno, seeded and diced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp chili powder
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • Fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • Sour cream or Greek yogurt, for serving (optional)


  1. In a large pot, heat some oil over medium heat. Add the onion, garlic, bell pepper, and jalapeno. Cook until softened, about 5 minutes.
  2. Add the cumin, chili powder, and paprika. Cook for another minute until fragrant.
  3. Add the black beans, diced tomatoes, and vegetable broth. Bring to a simmer and let cook for 20-30 minutes.
  4. Use an immersion blender to partially blend the soup, leaving some chunks for texture.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and lime juice.
  6. Serve hot with a dollop of sour cream or Greek yogurt and garnish with fresh cilantro.

Interesting Facts

  • Black beans are a great source of protein and fiber, making this soup a nutritious choice.
  • Tomatoes are rich in antioxidants like lycopene, which can help lower the risk of certain diseases.