Boulder Black Bean Soup

A variety of spices added to this black bean soup create an enticing entrée that will warm you up.



  • black bean soup1 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



  1. Heat oil in saucepan over medium heat.

  2. Sauté onion and garlic until tender.

  3. Stir in seasonings; cook 1 minute longer.

  4. Add beans and broth to saucepan.

  5. 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.

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