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Hearty Mexican Soup

Easy to make and delicious to eat, this hearty soup can be made in under an hour and will definitely warm you up on a chilly winter day!

Hearty Mexican Soup

Recipe Source: MyPlate.gov


  • 1 onion (small, chopped)
  • 4 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 can tomatoes, diced (14.5-oz can, low sodium, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 cans black beans (15-oz can, low sodium, drained and rinsed)
  • 2 potatoes (large, peeled and diced)
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup cilantro (fresh, chopped)
  • 1/2 lime (squeezed)
  • 1/8 teaspoon cumin powder (a pinch)


  1. In a large pot cook onion, garlic and tomatoes on medium-high heat for 3 minutes. Stir often.
  2. Add beans, potatoes and water. Bring to a boil, then reduce to low-medium heat. Cover and continue to cook slowly for 20 minutes.
  3. Add cilantro, cumin and lime. Stir and continue to simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Serve warm; sprinkle cilantro on top.
Serving Size: 1/5 of recipe
Total Fat1 g
Saturated Fat0 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Sodium322 mg
Total Carbohydrate62 g
Dietary Fiber19 g
Total Sugars5 g
Added Sugars included0 g
Protein16 g
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