Black Bean And Potato Soup


Black bean and potato soup recipe is a delicious and healthy option for those looking for a vegetarian meal. This soup is loaded with protein and fibre from black beans and is filling; thanks to the addition of potatoes. In this blog, we will share a black bean and potato soup recipe, along with its nutritional information.

Black bean and potato soup by Breville USA is licensed under (CC BY 2.0)

Quick Highlights:

Main ingredients – Potatoes, black beans, onion and lime juice

Time – 35 mins {Preparation time – 15 mins, cooking time – 20 mins}; Servings – 6

Nutrients –  Rich in protein, vitamin C, potassium, minerals, antioxidants and fibre


Olive oil1 tablespoon
Onion1 (large)
Garlic2 cloves
Cumin1 teaspoon
Smoked paprika1 teaspoon
Vegetable broth4 cups
Potatoes2 cups (diced)
Black beans2 cans
SaltAdd to taste
Black pepperAdd to taste
Lime juiceFor flavor

Preparation of the ingredients

Peel and dice the potatoes into small cubes

Drain and rinse black beans 

Preparing the soup

1.  Heat the olive oil and add diced onions and garlic. Dry heat for about 3 minutes or until onions are aromatic.

2.  Add cumin and smoked paprika and stir for about 1 minute.

3.  Pour in vegetable broth and add diced potatoes. Bring to a boil and then simmer for about 15 minutes.

4.  Add black beans to the pot and simmer for another 5-10 minutes.

5.  Blend the soup until it is smooth.

6.  Top with salt and pepper and stir in the lime juice.

Serving suggestions

Many different toppings can be used to serve potato soup to make it even tastier. Some of them are given below:

1.      Chopped fresh cilantro

2.      Sliced avocado

3.      Sour cream

4.      Shredded cheese

Variations on the recipe

1.  To give the soup more flavour, add diced tomatoes.

2.  If you enjoy meat, you can use garlic sausage along with potato and black beans to enhance the taste of soup.

Nutritional Information

One serving (1 cup) of black bean potato soup made according to this recipe contains approximately:

1.      Calories: 211 kcal

2.      Fat: 4g

3.      Saturated Fat: 1g

4.      Cholesterol: 0mg

5.      Sodium: 903mg

6.      Carbohydrates: 38g

7.      Fiber: 9g

8.      Sugar: 3g

9.      Protein: 10g

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