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Spicy Black Bean Soup

This spicy black bean soup nake your great quick and effortless weeknight dinner or easy meal prep recipe for a busy week! Full of with beans, vegetables, and rice. This vegan-soup is hearty and so delicious!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: Spicy Black Bean Soup
Servings: 8
Calories: 321kcal
Author: Kayla


  • 1 red-onion diced
  • 3 15 oz cans black beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 green-pepper diced
  • 1 jalapeno ribs and seeds remove, minced
  • 5 cloves garlic minced
  • 1-3 tsp chiles in adobo
  • 2 tbsp cumin
  • 3 cups V8 or other brand vegetable juice
  • ½ tbsp chili powder
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • fresh-cracked-pepper
  • 1 tbsp sugar optional
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • kosher-salt
  • 1 15 oz can corn drained
  • 32 oz vegetable broth
  • 1 cup uncooked rice
  • 1 15 oz can fire roasted diced tomatoes
  • juice of 1 lime

For the Garnish

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


  • Heat oil in a large-pot over moderate heat. Then add green pepper, onion and a large pinch of pepper and salt. Cook, stirring regularly for 4-5minutes.
  • Add garlic and jalapeno into the pot & cook for one more minute, stirring regularly.
  • Add black beans, chiles in adobo, chili powder, cumin, garlic powder, corn, vegetable broth, tomatoes, vegetable juice and rice.
  • Stir everything together and bring to a simmer over moderate heat. Then cover & simmer over low-heat for 10minutes, or till the rice is cooked through. Make sure you stir every few of minutes.
  • Stir in sugar if desired alongside juice of 1 lime. Season to taste using salt and pepper. Serve and enjoy!