Greener BeeGreen LivingHearty Coconut Black Bean Soup

This easy, filling vegan black bean soup recipe can be a meal on its own or a starter or side dish. No matter how you serve up your veggie-packed Coconut Black Bean Soup, it’s a cozy, flavorful bowlful of comfort.

What I love about this Coconut Black Bean Soup is how quick and easy it is to make. Just saute your veggies, add a few other ingredients and simmer to let the flavors come together. Bing, bang, boom!

This protein- and fiber-packed bowl can stand alone as a meal for two, or you can serve it as an appetizer or side dish for four, with a salad or sandwich to go with. Choose your own adventure!




Becky Striepe


Yields 4 servings

No matter how you serve up your veggie-packed Coconut Black Bean Soup, it’s a cozy, flavorful bowlful of comfort.

10 minPrep Time

15 minCook Time

25 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 bell pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup chopped sweet onion
  • 1 cup chopped carrots
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons minced ginger
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 teaspoon coriander
  • 4 cups (or 2 15 oz. cans) black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 13.5 oz. can of full fat coconut milk
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • chopped green onion
  • chopped tomato
  • minced or sliced jalapenos (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a soup pot, heat the oil on medium heat. Add the bell pepper, onion, carrots, garlic, ginger, and salt. Cook, stirring, for about 4 minutes, until the onions and carrots begin to soften.
  2. Add the cumin and coriander, and stir to coat the veggies well.
  3. Add the remaining ingredients, except the toppings, stir well. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 10 minutes, uncovered, stirring often.
  4. Serve with your toppings of choice.

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Veggie-packed Coconut Black Bean Soup, it's a cozy, flavorful bowlful of comfort.

Photos by Becky Striepe.

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