Spicy Black Bean Soup

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 35 min
  • Active: 25 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
Save Recipe


1 1/2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 

1 medium onion, chopped 

1/2 jalapeno, finely chopped 

Kosher salt

3/4 teaspoon ground cumin 

1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 

2 cups low-sodium chicken broth 

Two 15-ounce cans black beans, not drained

Fresh cilantro sprigs, for serving

Sour cream, for serving


Special equipment:
  1. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan over medium heat. Add the garlic, onions, jalapenos and 1/2 teaspoon salt and cook, stirring occasionally, until softened, about 6 minutes. Add the cumin and coriander and cook, stirring, until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add the chicken broth and black beans with their liquid. Increase the heat to medium high and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and simmer, covered, for 10 minutes. Transfer about three-quarters of the soup to a blender and blend until smooth (be careful when blending hot liquids). Return the soup to the saucepan and season with salt. Serve topped with cilantro and sour cream.
Get the Recipe

Perfect Cranberry Sauce

This ruby-hued sauce is a breeze to make with either fresh or frozen fruit.

Black Bean Soup

Black Beans

Instant Pot Black Bean Soup

Black Bean Burgers

Black Beans and Rice

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Escarole and Bean Soup

Spicy Fajita Soup