Tortilla, Black Bean, Corn and Tomato Soup
20 mins (prep 5, cooking 15)
17 ingredients
12 servings
If you need something you can make quickly from your pantry with a great result, this is it! The heat can be ratcheted up or toned down to your liking. It is healthy, tasty, easy, scratch and a crowd pleaser.

Categories:  beginner-cook , low-sat.-fat , quick , soups-&-stews , low-sodium , low-in... , time-to-make , black-beans , low-fat , low-cholesterol , low-calorie , <-30-mins , easy , beans , inexpensive , healthy , healthy-2 , from-scratch ,
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  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 teaspoons garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder (i use green, any will work)
  • 1 hot pepper, minced (serrano, jalapeno, whatever you have or want to use)
  • 30 ounces diced tomatoes with juice (plus or minus depending on can size or fresh yeild)
  • 30 ounces black beans, rinsed and drained (plus or minus, from a can or start dried and cook first which would, obviously increase your prep ti)
  • 15 ounces chicken broth
  • 10 ounces corn kernels (fresh or frozen best)
  • coarse salt
  • fresh coarse ground black pepper
  • 1 cup tortilla chips, crushed (more for garnish if you want)
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice (lemon will do fine, wedges for garnish if you want)
  • sour cream (for garnish) (optional)


Serving Size (133.78 g)
Servings 12
Amount per Serving
Calories 401.09 Calories from Fat 76.5
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8.5g 156.94%
Saturated Fat 1.26g 75.82%
Trans Fat 0.01g %
Cholesterol 23.74mg 94.97%
Sodium 188.1mg 94.05%
Total Carbohydrate 55.93g 223.74%
Dietary Fiber 14.01 g 672.7%
Sugars 0.3 g %
Protein 27.25g 654.1%
Vitamin A 126.62IU% Vitamin C 0.88mg%
Calcium 125.76mg% Iron 6.04mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
hot pepper, diced tomatoes with juice, corn kernels, coarse salt, fresh, coarse ground black pepper