Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe

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Slow-Cooked Spicy Black Bean Soup Recipe
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.

4
Servings
344
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • Three 15-ounce cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • One 14 ½-ounce can diced tomatoes
  • One 4-ounce can diced green chiles
  • 2 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
  • 1 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.

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.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
2g
4%
Sugar
4g
N/A
Saturated Fat
0.6g
2.8%
Protein
23g
46%
Carbs
61g
20%
Vitamin A
65µg
7%
Vitamin B12
0.1µg
1.9%
Vitamin B6
0.4mg
20.8%
Vitamin C
33mg
56%
Vitamin E
4mg
18%
Vitamin K
13µg
17%
Calcium
178mg
18%
Fiber
25g
100%
Folate (food)
220µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
220µg
55%
Iron
8mg
45%
Magnesium
131mg
33%
Monounsaturated
0.6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
24%
Phosphorus
412mg
59%
Polyunsaturated
0.9g
N/A
Potassium
1379mg
39%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
30%
Sodium
687mg
29%
Thiamin (B1)
1mg
70%
Zinc
2mg
14%