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black bean and rice soup

Black Bean and Rice Soup

A healthy and delicious family meal of black bean and rice soup

Course Healthy Soup
Cuisine American
Keyword Black Bean and Rice Soup
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 224.6 kcal
Author DinnerPlanner


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped fine
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1 large carrot
  • 1/2 cup rice
  • 3 teaspoons cumin
  • 1 quart chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 (15 oz) cans black beans
  • 1 (14.5 oz.) diced tomatoes
  • 1/2 small lime


  1. In a large skillet with a lid or soup pan, saute the onions in olive oil until soft.

  2. Add the carrots to the pan and saute for about 2-3 minutes. Add garlic during the last 30 seconds. Sprinkle carrots with salt and pepper.

  3. Add rice to the pan and cook for about 2 more minutes, stirring continuously.

  4. Add chicken broth, cumin, salt, and 1 can of rinsed black beans to the pan.

  5. Stir and bring to a light boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for about 14 minutes.

  6. Lightly mash the other can of rinsed black beans and add to the pot along with the tomatoes.

  7. Squeeze in lime juice; stir and cook for about 5-7 minutes.

Nutrition Facts
Black Bean and Rice Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 224.6 Calories from Fat 32
% Daily Value*
Fat 3.59g6%
Saturated Fat 0.56g4%
Sodium 634.97mg28%
Potassium 618.05mg18%
Carbohydrates 39g13%
Fiber 8.87g37%
Sugar 2.62g3%
Protein 10.54g21%
Vitamin A 131.29IU3%
Vitamin C 16.57mg20%
Calcium 66.95mg7%
Iron 3.47mg19%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.