Tropical Coconut Black Bean Soup

Tropical Coconut Black Bean Soup

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"An extremely fast and tasty pureed soup that has a hint of the islands! You can swirl in a dollop of sour cream, or if you'd like, crumble a few dried banana chips on top."


14 m servings 232 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 232 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 9.5 g
  • 15%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.6g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 10 g
  • 20%
  • Cholesterol:
  • < 1 mg
  • < 1%
  • Sodium:
  • 823 mg
  • 33%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a stock pot or large saucepan, combine the black beans, coconut milk, peas and stock or water. Bring to a boil, then simmer over low heat for 10 minutes. Pour into a blender and puree until smooth. Return to the pan and stir in the lime juice.
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  1. 29 Ratings


This is an excellent soup! As a base, I'd give it 5 stars. However, stand alone, unless you like the flatter side of foods, small adjustments to this recipe are warrented. In my second batch ...

This is a delightful soup and very easy to make! I found this recipe while looking for an idea of what to make with some excess black beans (from dry) I had made for some empanadas. I do agree w...

Ugly but delicious! I would give it 5 stars if I were rating it based on the additions of the best-rated reviewer (cumin, cayenne, garlic, cajun seasoning), but I think it still merits 4 as-i...

I really, really liked the unusual flavor of this soup but hubby wasn't completely won over. I am out of broth so I added a tbp or so of chicken base to 2 cups of warm water. I did take Beaner's...

I made this recipe once as is (but with plain black beans), and it was fairly bland, so this time I took other reviewers' suggestions and added cumin, cayenne, Cajun seasoning, and garlic, and I...

I too made this from dry beans with my own spices, otherwise I followed the recipe as posted. This soup is fantastic! My favorite soup to date. My hubby who is not a soup person asked for second...

Even better than expected! Preparing the recipe as written results in a very tasty soup, there is also a lot of room for customization. My husband suggested adding some spiciness to it; I woul...

Freakin' yummy. I cooked my own beans at home and threw in a little chili powder and cumin. I also used vegetable broth instead of chicken broth. Really, really good.

Because I made my own coconut milk, with the coconut, I had plenty of flavor. I cooked the dried black beans and added spices, peas and more water. This is a great soup!