Natasha’s Cafe Black Bean Soup

Natasha’s Cafe generously submitted this. This is a filling vegetarian soup that tastes delicious and gets better the second day.

Natasha's Cafe Black Bean Soup

Natasha’s Cafe Black Bean Soup

Natasha's Cafe Black Bean Soup

Natasha’s Cafe Black Bean Soup

Natasha's Cafe Black Bean Soup can be made at home with our recipe.
5 from 2 votes
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Course: Soup
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Black Bean Soup
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 2 hours
Total Time: 2 hours 10 minutes
Servings: 8
Calories: 159kcal


  • 4 cups dry black beans
  • 8 cups water
  • 2 sliced carrots
  • 4 sliced celery stalks
  • 2 cups chopped onion
  • 2 sliced green bell peppers
  • 4 tomatoes blanched, skinned and chopped
  • 2 tablespoons crushed garlic
  • 1 teaspoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano


  • Soak dried black beans in water overnight, rinse and cover with 1 quart of water in large pot or kettle. Cook over medium heat until tender. Add water as needed to maintain 1o water level. Add sliced carrots, celery and vinegar (optional). Saute onions and green peppers and garlic in wok until browned. Add to pot. Add tomatoes and cook until carrots are tender. Add salt, pepper and spices to taste. Garnish with a dab of sour cream.


Calories: 159kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 45mg | Potassium: 670mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 3260IU | Vitamin C: 37.6mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2.3mg

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  1. Liz Nelson

    5 stars
    This was wonderful! I usually add corn to my black bean soup so I added it to this one as well. It just adds a little sweetness.

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