[Foodie Friday Recipe] Costa Rican Black Bean Soup

Feed your body something healthy and warm this week! Try this delicious and nutritious traditional Costa Rican black bean soup recipe…

This healthy and warming vegetarian black bean soup recipe is perfect for a cold winter day – and it’s packed with loads of healthy and nutritious ingredients! Black beans provide fiber and protein, garlic and chilies offer immune-boosting properties, and free-range eggs from pastured chickens contain high levels of vitamin A, vitamin D, and Omega-3 fatty acids, along with complete protein. (For a Vegan version, just omit the eggs.)

Peppers, herbs and garlic bring tons of flavor to this thick and hearty soup, so even if you’re a meat-lover, you won’t miss it here! This meal will keep you feeling full and satisfied for hours, and provide you with plenty of energy to keep you warm in the cold winter weather.

Here’s what you’ll need to make this delicious Costa Rican stew, from JamieOliver.com:

Costa Rican Black Bean Soup

Serves: 4
Time: 1 1/2 hrs


  • 3 red onions
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 2 sticks of celery
  • 1 green pepper
  • 1 red pepper
  • 2 fresh red chillies
  • ½ a bunch of fresh coriander
  • olive oil
  • ½ a bunch of fresh thyme
  • 2 x 400 g tins of black beans
  • 2 fresh bay leaves
  • 4 large free-range eggs
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • extra virgin olive oil
  • 4 corn tortillas
  • Salsa for topping

How to Make It:



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