Easy Black Bean Soup

This Easy Black Bean Soup is a great, quick, healthy comfort food –  and full of fiber! This delicious recipe is part of our Menu Planning program. Sign up today for this amazing guide– you can try it for free– enjoy over 500 recipes that are RDN approved! (https://andersonsnutrition.com/nutrition-services/menu-planning/




  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 small red onion, chopped fine (for serving)
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro (for serving)
  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 (14 1/2 ounce) canned black beans
  • 2 cups vegetable broth


Prep: 1. Chop onions and cilantro. 2. Drain and rinse the beans. Make: 1. Sauté white onion in olive oil. 2. When onion becomes translucent, add cumin. Cook 30 seconds, then add garlic and cook for another 30-60 seconds. 3. Add 1 can black beans and 2 cups vegetable broth. 4. Bring to a simmer, stirring occasionally, then turn off heat. 6. Using a hand blender, blend ingredients in the pot, or transfer to a blender. 6. Add second can of beans to the pot along with blended ingredients and bring to a simmer. 7. Serve soup with bowls of red onion and cilantro for garnish. Optional: Top soup with plain greek yogurt or sour cream, avocado, chopped tomatoes, and/or cheese.


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