Black Bean and Ham Soup

Black bean and ham soup is a nutritious choice, packed with protein from both the beans and the ham, promoting muscle health and satiety. Additionally, black beans are high in fiber and antioxidants, supporting digestive health and overall well-being.


  • 2 cans black beans, drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup of onions, diced
  • ½ cup of bell pepper, diced
  • 1 cup sweet potato, peeled and cubed
  • 8 oz (about 226.8 g) ham, pre-cooked and cubed
  • 3 cups vegetable stock
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 oz (about 29.57 ml) apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tsp paprika
  • 2 tsp coriander
  • 2 tbs garlic powder

Cooking Instructions

  • In a soup pot, add the olive oil, onions, and peppers. Sauté on medium-high heat for 2-3 minutes.
  • Next, add the ham and sweet potato to the pot, stir often for about 5-7 min, or until the ham and potatoes have a little browning.
  • Next, add the black beans and stir all contents of the pot together for about 1 minute.
  • Next, add the seasoning mix, and stir again for about 1-2 minutes. Then add apple cider vinegar, stir for about 1 minute
  • Last, add stock, stir, and bring to a slow boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or desired consistency.
  • Optional – salt to taste