Quickest, Easiest Black Bean Soup

black bean soup


Optional toppings/additions: sliced scallions, chopped cilantro, lime wedges, sliced avocado, chopped tomatoes, sliced or chopped jalapeños, queso fresco, yogurt or sour cream (plain), corn tortillas warmed on a griddle or cooked brown rice.


  1. Add 3 cups (or 2 cans) black beans, vegetable broth, tomatoes, cumin, salt, and chili powder to a blender and blend on high until smooth.
  2. Pour blended mixture into a 3-quart or larger saucepan with the remaining 3 cups (or 2 cans) beans. Heat, adjust seasoning to taste. 
  3. Serve alone or with optional toppings/additions.