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Black Bean and Corn Soup

If you are looking for a hearty and flavorful soup well look no further cause this is the soup for you.

I love black beans, so I figured why not put them in a soup. Although I am not 100% vegan anymore, my diet is still heavily plant based and I always love a hearty plant-based meal.

This soup requires minimal prep and takes no time from start to finish. I love a lot of flavor, so I always add in extra spices so as I always say – adjust to your preference.

And I know that cilantro isn’t everyone’s thing (still don’t get that) so it is optional.

Enjoy and don’t forget to tag me in your creations!


  • 1 can of black beans
  • 1 can of organic corn kernels
  • 2 Roma tomatoes, diced
  • 3 cups of vegetable broth
  • 1 small onion, diced
  • 3 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1 package of mushrooms (250g), diced
  • 2 tsp cumin
  • 1 ½ tsp ground coriander
  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • ¼ cup of coconut milk
  • ½ cup cilantro, chopped (optional)
  • Salt and pepper
  • Oil


  • In a pot combine the beans, corn and tomatoes, vegetable broth and set aside
  • In a separate pan, add oil and sauté the onions with some salt and pepper
  • Once they are translucent add in the garlic and continue to sauté
  • Add in the mushrooms and lightly sauté. Next add in the cumin, coriander and chili powder and sauté for another minute or so. Remove from heat
  • Add the mushroom mixture to the pot and bring to a boil (roughly 7 minutes)
  • Allow the mixture to boil and flavors to marinate, turn the heat to low and add the coconut milk and chopped cilantro. Allow the soup to simmer. Remove from heat
  • Enjoy!