Bean Soup


Bean Soup


  • 3 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves of finely chopped garlic
  • 2 tomatoes seeded chopped
  • 1/2 red pepper, chopped
  • 3 cans of drained black beans
  • 4 cups of chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 Hass avocado diced into small cubes
  • 1 cup of cream cheese into cubes
  • 1/4 cup sour cream or Crema Mexicana


  1. In a hot sauce pan add olive oil put onion and garlic to sauté for 3 min. Then add the tomato and red pepper and cook for 5 min. Then the chicken broth and the black beans. Add the oregano and cumin, simmer for 15 minutes and turn off the heat. Add in a blender everything and blend until creamy.
  2. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve and garnish with a spoon full of sour cream, fresh cheese and avocado.


Nutrition Facts
Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving 8
Calories 350 Calories from Fat 0
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 21g 27%
Saturated Fat 8g 38%
Trans Fat 0g  
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g  
Monounsaturated Fat 0g  
Cholesterol 35mg 12%
Sodium 1150mg 50%
Total Carbohydrates 34g 12%
Dietary Fiber 12g 42%
Total Sugars 5g  
  Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Protein 13g 0%
Vitamin A 0mg 0%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Vitamin D 0mg 0%
Calcium 0mg 8%
Iron 0mg 15%
Potassium 290mg 27%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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