Black Bean Soup

Updated:Apr 17,2014


Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Soup



4 servings

About $1.36 per serving

Cooking spray
1 medium onion, diced
1 tablespoon garlic, minced from jar
2 teaspoons ground cumin
1 jalapeno, chopped
2 16-ouce cans low-sodium black beans, undrained
1 15-ounce can no salt added petite diced tomatoes, undrained
1 cup low-sodium chicken broth
Chopped fresh cilantro (optional)
  1. Spray large pot with cooking spray, over medium-high heat add onion and cook until translucent (5 minutes).
  2. Add garlic, cumin and jalapeno and cook 1 minute more.
  3. Add beans to pot and lightly mash with a potato masher or fork.
  4. Add tomatoes and broth – bring to a boil and reduce to medium heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes.
  5. Serve topped with chopped fresh cilantro (optional).

 Per serving: 
Total Fat0.5 g
Saturated Fat0.0 g
Trans Fat0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.0 g
Monounsaturated Fat0.0 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium34 mg
Carbohydrates45 g
Dietary Fiber11 g
Added Sugars0 g
Protein 15 g
Potassium1128 mg
Calcium110 mg

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Recipe copyright © 2014 American Heart Association. This recipe is brought to you by the American Heart Association’s Simple Cooking with Heart ® Program. For more simple, quick and affordable recipes, visit

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