Southwest Black Bean Soup

Southwest Black Bean Soup

Picture this: a steaming bowl of Southwest Black Bean Soup, rich with the flavors of the American Southwest. Each spoonful is a journey through the sun-drenched landscapes, with the warmth of chili, the earthiness of black beans, and the vibrant colors of fresh vegetables. It’s a culinary exploration that brings the essence of the Southwest to your table.


  • 2 cups black beans, soaked overnight
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 2 teaspoons chili powder
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Fresh cilantro for garnish


  1. Drain and rinse the soaked black beans.
  2. Sautee the onions and garlic until fragrant.
  3. Add the diced tomatoes, red bell pepper, chili powder, and cumin. Cook for 5 minutes.
  4. Stir in the soaked black beans and vegetable broth. Simmer for 45 minutes or until beans are tender.
  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Serve hot, garnished with fresh cilantro.

Prep time: 15 minutes | Cook time: 1 hour

Serves: 6

Southwest Black Bean Soup is a comforting and hearty dish that captures the essence of the American Southwest. Perfect for chilly evenings or anytime you crave a taste of bold, flavorful cuisine.

Nutritional information per serving: Calories – 220, Protein – 10g, Fat – 2g, Carbohydrates – 40g, Fiber – 12g

Picture yourself savoring each spoonful, and you’ll understand why this Southwest Black Bean Soup is a culinary journey worth taking. It’s more than a recipe; it’s a celebration of flavors that transport you to the heart of the Southwest.

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