Cuban Black Bean Soup

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Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 31 minutes
Total Time 51 minutes
Course Main Course, Soups
Cuisine Cuban
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 330.42 kcal


  • Stove
  • Blender


  • 2 tbsp Earth Balance butter
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 1/2 cup green bell pepper deseeded, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp oregano dried
  • 15.5 oz black beans canned, undrained
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 1/2 tsp white vinegar
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp cilantro chopped
  • 2 tbsp green onion chopped


  • In a medium sized pot, melt the butter over medium-high heat and saute the onion, bell pepper, and garlic until soft about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • Pour the undrained beans, oregano, cumin, and water into the pot and stir well. Cook for another 6 minutes then add the vinegar, salt.
  • Puree 1 ladle of soup in a blender, then return to the pot. Stir well and cook for another 10 minutes. Ladle into bowls and garnish with green onions and cilantro. Enjoy!


ALERT!!!! This recipe is very high in sodium. Please balance with other recipes that are very low in sodium. Serves well with chopped avocado.

My Notes

Nutrition with Essential Amino Acids

Nutrition Facts
Cuban Black Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving (1 Serving)
Calories 330.42 Calories from Fat 105
% Daily Value*
Fat 11.65g18%
Saturated Fat 3.02g19%
Sodium 1566.5mg68%
Potassium 754.57mg22%
Carbohydrates 47.17g16%
Fiber 16.1g67%
Sugar 2.55g3%
Protein 13.92g28%
Vitamin A 153.75IU3%
Vitamin B1 0.29mg19%
Vitamin B2 0.25mg15%
Vitamin B3 131.52mg658%
Vitamin B5 0.4mg4%
Vitamin B6 0.34mg17%
Vitamin C 48.07mg58%
Vitamin E 1.42mg9%
Vitamin K 20.25µg19%
Calcium 115.17mg12%
Copper 0.42mg21%
Folate 133.97µg33%
Iron 5.58mg31%
Manganese 0.59mg30%
Magnesium 82.78mg21%
Phosphorus 247.19mg25%
Selenium 3.36µg5%
Zinc 1.24mg8%
Ess-Methionine 198.5mg
Ess-Tryptophan 154mg
Ess-Threonine 473.51mg
Ess-Phenylalanine 759.01mg
Ess-Arginine 706.05mg
Ess-Lysine 900.02mg
Ess-Leucine 1092.51mg
Ess-Isoleucine 608.01mg
Ess-Histidine 353.5mg
Ess-Valine 743.01mg
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Some amino acids levels are estimated, some product manufacturers do not supply amino acid values. The value source

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