Hearty Caribbean Black Beans Soup

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Dec. 25, 2006

This is one of those dishes thats spicy and cool, light and filling and especially delicious and nutritious. For this Quickbite, remember, if you cant be in the tropics, you may as well bring the tropics to you!


Canned black beans 30 Ounce (Rinsed And Drained)
Reduced fat coconut milk 15 Ounce
Small onion 1 Small , diced
Red pepper 1 , diced
Jalapenos 2 , minced
Ground cumin 2 Teaspoon
Cayenne pepper 1 Teaspoon
Cilantro 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) , chopped
Water 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Extra virgin olive oil 1 Tablespoon
Salt To Taste
Pepper To Taste



1. In a pan, heat extra virgin olive oil.

2. Add onions, bell peppers and jalapenos. Sauté for 2-3 minutes.

3. Add cumin, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper as per taste.

4. Add water, coconut milk and black beans. Bring it a boil and reduce the flame to let it simmer.

5. Blend some of the beans by using a hand blender or food processor. This will make the soup creamier.

6. Add freshly chopped cilantro.


7. Serve Hearty Caribbean Black Beans Soup decorated with tortilla chips or chopped avocados.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Preparation Time: 10 Minutes
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 30 Minutes
Servings: 4