Spicy Black Bean Soup

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5 from 11 reviews

This spicy black bean soup makes the perfect quick and easy weeknight dinner or simple meal prep recipe for a busy week! Loaded with beans, veggies, and rice - this vegan soup is hearty enough to please even the meatiest of carnivores in your life!


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  • tortilla chips
  • sliced avocado
  • sliced jalapeno
  • fresh chopped cilantro


  1. Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, green pepper and a large pinch of salt and pepper. Cook, stirring frequently for 4-5 minutes. 
  3. Add jalapeno and garlic to the pot and cook for another minute, stirring frequently. 
  4. Add chiles in adobo, cumin, chili powder, garlic powder, black beans, corn, tomatoes, vegetable juice, vegetable broth and rice. 
  5. Stir everything together and bring to a simmer over medium heat. 
  6. Cover and simmer over low heat for about 10 minutes or until the rice is cooked through. Be sure to stir every couple minutes. 
  7. Stir in sugar if desired along with juice of 1 lime. Season to taste with salt and pepper and enjoy!