Black Bean Soup – 3 Ingredients

black bean soup recipe

Black Bean Soup - 3 Ingredients

Black Bean Soup is another frugalicious (frugal + delicious) and fast recipe from The Budget Diet girl! It's a frugal recipe because you'll spend less than $1 per serving, and it's made with pantry staples. In less than 10 minutes you'll have a delicious dinner on the table that tastes like you cooked it all day! Shhh...don't tell anyone!
Servings 4
Author Kristl Story,


  • 2 cans 15 oz. black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can 14 oz. vegetable broth
  • 1 cup salsa your favorite kind!
  • Optional toppings: sour cream cilantro, diced tomatoes, grated Mexican-blend cheese.


  1. Combine black beans, vegetable broth and salsa in a large saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes.
  4. Use an immersion blender to puree about 2/3 of the soup. It's nice to have a few whole beans!
  5. Serve with optional toppings if desired.

If you need more frugalicious and fast dinner ideas and recipes, The Budget Diet is your source! Remember: No more excuses…eat in, not out with frugalicious and fast recipes!

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12 years ago

Woohoo! Love “frugalicious” stuff! Thanks for linking to Foodie Friday!!! Hope your week’s off to a great start. Not Your Ordinary Recipes

judee@ Gluten Free A-Z
12 years ago

I cook up a batch of black beans in my crock pot with extra water. Anytime I want to eat it, I use 2 T of salsa and its soup.

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