Black bean soup with chorizo

Heather Disarro

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Black bean soup with chorizo packs a lot of flavor from a few key ingredients. Wholesome and filling, this soup is packed with black beans, onions, jalapenos and garlic, with browned ground chorizo to add a ton of flavor!

black bean soup with chorizo

Black bean soup with chorizo

Serves 6


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 10 ounces ground chorizo sausage
  • 1 small red onion, chopped
  • 2 jalapenos, seeded and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 6 cups chicken stock
  • 2 (15 ounce) cans black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 6 cups chopped fresh baby spinach


  1. Heat a large soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add the olive oil, chorizo and onion and stir to break up the sausage and combine.
  3. Allow to cook for about 10 minutes, until the sausage is browned and cooked through and the onion is soft.
  4. Add the jalapenos, garlic, chicken stock and black beans.
  5. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, then reduce to medium and simmer for about 20 minutes.
  6. Remove from the heat, add the spinach and stir to combine. The spinach will wilt in the soup.
  7. Serve hot.

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Heather Disarro
Heather is the writer behind the food blog, Heather’s Dish, and the coordinator of the beauty blog, Faces of Beauty. She and her husband live at the base of the Rocky Mountains in the Denver metro area and are constantly active, especially with their two crazy lab mixes Bunker and Keira. They had their first baby, Weston, in March 2012 and have been boundlessly blessed by him every day of his life. You can find more at Heather’s personal blogs, Heather’s Dish and Faces of Beauty or send her a tweet at @heathersdish.