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Black Bean And Quinoa Soup

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Black Bean And Quinoa Soup

Black Bean And Quinoa Soup

This Black Bean and Quinoa Soup is a hearty and healthy dinner recipe that is sure to satisfy your hunger and taste buds. The combination of black beans and quinoa creates a complete protein source, making it a perfect meal for vegetarians or anyone looking for a meatless option. The soup is loaded with fresh vegetables like carrots, celery, and cilantro, providing a variety of nutrients and flavours. The smoky heat from chipotle peppers adds a depth of flavour that is sure to warm you up on a cold night. This soup is easy to make and can be prepared in advance, making it a convenient option for a busy weeknight dinner. Serve it with a slice of crusty bread or a side salad for a complete and satisfying meal.
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dinner
Servings 6
Calories 427 kcal


  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 onion chopped
  • 4 carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 celery stalks chopped small
  • 3 tbsps. tomato paste
  • 1 cup quinoa
  • 30 oz black beans 2 cans drained
  • 9 cups water
  • 1 tbsps smoked paprika
  • 2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup frozen corn
  • 1 bunch cilantro
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo


  • 2 avocados peeled and diced
  • 2 limes cut in wedges
  • 2 green onions chopped


  • Place a large pot over medium heat and add oilto it. Allow the oil to heat up before adding onions and garlic. Fry the onions and garlic for about 5 minutes until fragrant
  • After the onions and garlic are fried, add celery and carrots to the pot. Stir occasionally and cook for 5 minutes
  • Add tomato paste to the pot and stir well. Cook for an additional 5 minutes until the colour of the paste gets deeper red.
  • Pour 8 cups of water into the pot, along with the beans, quinoa, and corn.
  • In a high-speed blender, combine half a bunch of cilantro, chipotle peppers, and water. Blend until smooth, then pour the mixture into the pot.
  • Cover the pot and bring it to a boil. Reduce the heat to low and let it simmer for about 20 minutes or until the vegetables are soft and the quinoa is fully cooked.
  • Once the soup is done, garnish with chopped cilantro, green onion, lime wedges, and avocado. Serve and enjoy!


  • Calories: 427
  • Fat: 14g
  • Protein: 18g
  • Sodium: 898mg
  • Carbohydrate: 64g


Calories: 427kcalCarbohydrates: 64gProtein: 18gFat: 14gSodium: 898mg
Keyword Dinner, Quinoa Soup
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