Simply Organic Holiday Organic Hearty Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup Recipe Simply Organic Holiday Organic Hearty Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Organic Hearty Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup

Our spicy organic black bean and pumpkin soup is hearty enough to serve up as a main course.





Use organic ingredients where possible.

  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small white onion, diced
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt, divided
  • 1 (3 12 pound) pumpkin, seeded, peeled and diced
  • 1 cup fresh baby spinach
  • 3 (15-ounce) cans black beans, drained
  • 1 (16-ounce) can diced tomatoes
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 12 teaspoon Simply Organic® Black Pepper
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Thyme
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Rosemary
  • 12 teaspoon Simply Organic® Sage
  • 12 teaspoon Simply Organic® Chili Powder
  • 14 teaspoon Simply Organic® Cayenne
  • 2 tablespoons pumpkin seeds
  • Parmesan cheese, for serving


  1. Heat butter in a large soup pot. Add onions, sprinkle with ¼ teaspoon sea salt; cover and cook for 3 to 4 minutes or until onions are tender.
  2. Add diced pumpkin, spinach, black beans, tomatoes, garlic, pepper, broth, thyme, rosemary, sage, chili powder, cayenne and remaining sea salt.
  3. Bring to a simmer and cook for 20 minutes or until the pumpkin is tender.
  4. Remove from heat. Sprinkle with pumpkin seeds and Parmesan cheese. Serve warm.

Chef Suggestion

  • When shopping for your pumpkin, check your local farmer's market for cooking variety pumpkins such as the “small sugar” or “pie pumpkin” varieties.

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