This black bean soup is full of flavor with a kick of spice. Bake some fresh cornbread to dip in it, and you have a delicious and filling weekday dinner for your family to enjoy!

Spicy Black Bean Soup Ingredients: *Serves 6

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 medium red onions, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 yellow bell pepper, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 4 tsp. ground cumin
  • 3 cans black beans, drained and rinsed thoroughly
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped canned chipotle chilies
  • 5 cups chicken broth
  • 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice
  • 2 tsp. coarse kosher salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper


  • Plain Greek yogurt
  • Chopped tomatoes
  • Shredded cheddar cheese
  • Fresh cilantro


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions and peppers and heat until browned and soft.
  2. Add the garlic and cumin.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients and simmer on low for 45 minutes.
  4. Top with cheddar cheese, Greek yogurt, tomatoes and cilantro.
  5. Serve warm.

*Recipe inspired by Bon Appetit

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