Boulder Black Bean Soup Make an Appointment Ask a Question Search Conditions A variety of spices added to this black bean soup create an enticing entrée that will warm you up. Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon dried whole oregano ½ teaspoon dried thyme ½ teaspoon cumin ½ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 cups black beans, cooked 1 cup tomatoes, canned 2 cups water 2 tablespoons vegetable base Directions Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic until tender. Stir in seasonings; cook 1 minute longer. Add beans and broth to saucepan. Bring to a boil over medium heat, then simmer uncovered for 20 to 30 minutes. Nutrition Information Servings: 8 Calories: 114 This information has been approved by Clinical Nutrition Services (February 2012). For specific diet information tailored to your needs, we recommend you consult with one of our registered dietitians.