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Soup is so comforting. Add this easy soup to your winter soup repertoire!

Vegetarian: Omit ham steak. 

  • Duration
  • Prep Time
  • 4Servings


  • 1 Tbsp olive oil

  • ½ c chopped onion

  • ½ c chopped green pepper

  • 1 c chopped ham steak

  • 2 (15 oz) cans black beans, drained and rinsed

  • 32 oz container vegetable broth

  • 4 Tbsp tomato paste

  • 2 tsp cumin

  • 1 tsp oregano

  • Salt and pepper, to taste

  • Sour cream

  • Fresh cilantro, chopped


1. Add 1 Tbsp olive oil to a large nonstick saucepan. Add the onions and peppers and sauté 3 minutes or until crisp and tender.

2. Add chopped ham, beans, and broth to the onion mixture. Stir in the tomato paste, cumin, and oregano; bring soup to boil, then reduce heat and simmer 5-6 minutes or until soup is slightly thickened. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

3. Ladle soup into bowls and top with sour cream and cilantro.

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