Vegan Mofo #24 Black Bean Soup


You can not get any simpler than this on a cool night. You can have it as a soup or with rice and some plantains. I love them in a bowl piping hot with spoon in hand gently scooping up a taste of hearty goodness into my eager awaiting mouth.


Vegan Mofo #24 Black Bean Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Total Time: 40 minutes

Yield: Serves 4


  • 1 cup dried black beans, washed
  • 5 cups water
  • 1/2 cup onions, diced
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree (or ketchup)


  1. Sort and rinse beans.
  2. Place beans and water in a stock pot.
  3. After 45 minutes add onions, celery, garlic, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and tomato puree.
  4. Cook until beans are softened for another 45 minutes.