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This quick and easy soup combines the Tex-Mex flavors of green chiles, black beans, and Southwest spices. A few simple ingredients are all you need for a hearty and healthy dinner on the table in under 30 minutes!

Green Chile Rice and Black Bean Soup

A deliciously filling weeknight dinner, this quick and easy soup combines the Tex-Mex flavors of green chiles, black beans, and Southwest spices. 
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Course: Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine: Mexican, Tex-Mex
Keyword: 30 minutes or less, quick and easy, weeknight dinner
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 176kcal
Author: Holly Gray

Ingredients

  • 1 cup medium-grain white rice
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup yellow onion diced
  • 4 cups vegan chicken-style broth
  • 14 ounces black beans rinsed and drained
  • 7 ounces diced green chiles with liquid
  • 1 tablespoon dried oregano
  • 1 tablespoon ground cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Instructions

For the rice:

  • Into a medium-size saucepan over medium-high heat, add water and sea salt. Bring to a boil then add the rice.  Reduce heat to low then cover and simmer 15-20 minutes, or until rice is tender and the broth is absorbed. Remove from heat and set aside.

For the soup, while the rice is cooking:

  • Into a soup pot over medium-high heat, add the olive oil. When the oil is hot, add onion, oregano, cumin, and garlic powder.
  • Cook, stirring frequently for 3 minutes until onion is softened.
  • Add the chicken-style broth, black beans, diced green chiles. Reduce heat to low then cover and simmer 15 minutes to heat through.

To serve:

  • Spoon 1/4 of the cooked rice into each serving bowl.
  • Ladle 1/4 of the soup into each bowl.
  • Garnish with cheddar cheese and serve hot.

Nutrition

Serving: 4g | Calories: 176kcal | Carbohydrates: 31g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 723mg | Potassium: 465mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 603IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 4mg
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