Zesty Black Bean Soup

Preparation info
  • Makes

    7 cups

    • Difficulty


Appears in
The Kick Diabetes Cookbook

By Brenda Davis and Vesanto Melina

Published 2018

  • About

Beans and greens are the superstars of the Kick Diabetes diet. This thick and filling soup is loaded with flavor. Lime juice added just before serving contributes a bright note.


  • 4 cups (1 L) water or vegetable broth
  • 1 cup (250


Put the water, onion, celery, and corn in a large soup pot and bring to a boil over medium-high heat. Decrease the heat to medium and cook, stirring occasionally, until the vegetables are almost tender, about 15 minutes. Add the tomato paste and stir until well combined. Add the beans, greens, bell pepper, garlic, oregano, thyme, and salt. Cook until the vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes.