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Beautiful and hardy, Black Bean Soup is a vegetable and protein rich meal that is so good it is almost addictive.

Black Bean Soup

Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Keyword Bean Soup Recipe, Black Bean Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 10 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 367kcal
Author Heather


  • 1 lb dried black beans
  • 5-6 cups water
  • 2 tbsp oil
  • 3/4 lb ground beef *fat % of your choosing *fat % of your choosing
  • 8 beef sausages 6oz precooked packages of jalapeño beef sausage *see tip #1 above
  • 1 med brown onion *diced, about 2 cups
  • 3-4 garlic cloves *minced or crushed *minced or crushed
  • 1 lg yellow or orange bell pepper *roughly diced
  • 8 oz frozen corn
  • 1 can 14-15 oz diced fire roasted tomatoes *with juice
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tbsp coriander
  • Juice of 2 limes *about 2 tbsp
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Sour cream
  • green onions *diced


  • Rinse black beans thoroughly in a colander & place in a stockpot. Cover beans with water and bring to a boil. Once boiling stir and lower temperature to lowest heat setting. Cover pot and simmer for approximately 3 hours or until beans are tender, making sure to stir once an hour. Do not discard liquid from beans.
  • When beans are tender heat a large frying pan over medium/high heat. Add oil and sauté onions until sweating. Add hamburger and thoroughly cook, stirring consistently. Add garlic and bell pepper and continue cooking until pepper is tender.
  • Meanwhile, add diced tomatoes with liquid, cumin, coriander and lime juice to beans. Cut sausage and add to beans. Add ground beef mixture and frozen corn. Raise heat and simmer for about 15 mins.
  • Salt & pepper to taste.


*Please use as many organic ingredients as possible.*


Calories: 367kcal | Carbohydrates: 32g | Protein: 20g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 50mg | Sodium: 454mg | Potassium: 834mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 458IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 72mg | Iron: 3mg