ArrowDownFill 1arrow-small-lineFill 1Cooking Light - EasyCooking Light - FastCooking Light - So GoodCooking Light - How-ToCooking Light - Staff FaveCooking Light Badge - Wow!GroupClose IconEmailEmpty Star IconLike Cooking Light on FacebookFull Star IconShapePage 1 Copy 3Page 1 Copy 2Grid IconHalf Star IconFollow Cooking Light on InstagramList IconMenu IconPrintSearch IconSpeech BubbleFollow Cooking Light on SnapchatFollow Cooking Light on TwitterWatch Cooking Light on YouTubeplay-iconWatch Cooking Light on Youtube

Black Bean Soup

Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 50 mins
Yield 8 servings. (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 3 (15-ounce) cans no-salt-added black beans, drained
  • 2 (14 1/4-ounce) cans no-salt-added chicken broth
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 1 cup chopped sweet red pepper
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 pound extra-lean cooked ham, diced
  • 3/4 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt

Nutrition Information

  • calories 164
  • caloriesfromfat 12 %
  • fat 2.1 g
  • satfat 0.6 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 13.4 g
  • carbohydrate 22.2 g
  • fiber 3.9 g
  • cholesterol 15 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 418 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine first 5 ingredients in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 30 minutes.

  2. Transfer 2 cups bean mixture to container of an electric blender or food processor; cover and process until smooth. Return pureed bean mixture to Dutch oven. Add ham and remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil; reduce heat, and simmer, uncovered, 20 minutes or until thickened.

Cooking Light The Lazy Gourmet