August 4, 2007 | Episode 24, Season 2

Black Bean Soup Black Bean Soup
Real Simple Television Productions Inc.


Black Bean Soup

  • Hands-On Time: 10 minutes
    Total Time: 30 minutes
    Serves 4
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 1-pint container fresh salsa, drained
  • 1 16-ounce can refried black beans
  • 1 15-ounce can black beans, drained
  • 1 14.5-ounce can low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup sour cream (optional)
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro, roughly chopped (optional)

Heat the oil in a saucepan or large pot over medium heat. Add all but 2 tablespoons of the salsa and cook, stirring occasionally, for 4 minutes. Add the refried beans, black beans, and broth and bring to a simmer. Cook until warmed through, about 5 minutes. Ladle into bowls. Top with the remaining salsa and the sour cream and cilantro (if using).

More Solutions and Recipes from this episode

REAL SIMPLE Television

  • Home On
  • About the Show
  • Episode Guide
  • Local Listings
  • Contact Us
  • Give Us Your Feedback

free PBS newsletter

Receive more Real Simple tips each month, available only online. Just enter your e-mail address:
Produced by:

Presented by:
CloroxThe Container StoreL'Oreal ParisTIAA CREF. Financial Services for the Greater Good
Website Last Modifed: Wednesday, 25-Jul-2007 15:44:17 UTC

Copyright © 2005 Real Simple Productions Inc. Copyright © 2000-2005 Time Inc. All rights reserved.
Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.
REAL SIMPLE is a registered trademark of Time Inc. Used with permission.