Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe
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Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup

Megan Watson

Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup

This slow cooker soup is true to its name... spicy! But, have no fear, even if you have a severe dislike for spicy food, this recipe is easily modified to be safe for all taste buds.

Ingredients

  • Three 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • One 14 ½-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • One 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • cloves garlic, minced
  • 16  ounces  low-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2  cup  cooked ham, diced (optional)
  • 1/2  large onion, diced (optional)
  • 1  cup  corn (optional)
  • 1/3  carrots, chopped (optional)
  • 1/3  cup  celery, chopped (optional)
  • 1  tablespoon  chili powder
  • 1  teaspoon  cumin
  • 1  teaspoon  cayenne
  • 1/2  teaspoon  freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2  teaspoon  jalapeño pepper flakes
  • 1  teaspoon  habanero hot sauce, or to taste
  • large bay leaf

Directions

In a large slow cooker, mix the together black beans, diced tomatoes, green chiles, garlic, and chicken broth. If using, add the optional ingredients.

In a bowl, mix together the spices and add to the soup mixture. Then, add the hot sauce and bay leaf. Cook on low for 4 hours. Serve hot.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
5g
7%
Sugar
2g
2%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
21mg
7%
Carbohydrate, by difference
24g
18%
Protein
11g
24%
Vitamin A, RAE
91µg
13%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
11mg
15%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
5µg
6%
Calcium, Ca
90mg
9%
Choline, total
4mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
4g
16%
Folate, total
28µg
7%
Iron, Fe
2mg
11%
Magnesium, Mg
14mg
4%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
54mg
8%
Selenium, Se
2µg
4%
Sodium, Na
804mg
54%
Water
153g
6%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%

Black Bean Soup Shopping Tip

Buy fresh herbs and spices to season your soup; fresh garlic, parsley, and thyme will enhance the flavor without being overpowering.

Black Bean Soup Cooking Tip

Most soups are better the day after their made. If possible refrigerate your soup overnight before serving.