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Showcase your farmers market finds in this colorful Zucchini, Corn, and Black Bean Soup, which features a luscious almond milk–based broth and mouthwatering medley of unexpected flavors. If you like this recipe, try our equally flavorful and delicious Cannellini Bean, Kale, and Orzo Soup recipe next.

Zucchini Corn and Black Bean Soup


  • 1 32-oz. carton unsweetened, unflavored almond milk
  • 2 cups ½-inch pieces peeled russet potatoes
  • ½ cup chopped onion
  • ½ cup chopped celery
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 cups fresh corn
  • 1 15-oz. can no-salt-added black beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium zucchini, quartered lengthwise and cut into ¼-inch slices
  • 1 teaspoon snipped fresh thyme
  • 2 tablespoons sherry vinegar
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste


  1. In a 4-qt. Dutch oven combine almond milk, potatoes, onion, celery, and garlic. Bring to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 10 to 12 minutes or until potatoes are tender, stirring occasionally.
  2. Stir in corn, beans, zucchini, and thyme. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer 10 minutes or until zucchini is tender. Stir in vinegar and season with salt and pepper.

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Carla Christian

Carla Christian, RD, LD, received her associate’s degree in culinary arts from The Culinary Institute of America in 2006 and her bachelor’s degree in dietetics from Michigan State University in 2009. She finished her dietetic internship from The University of Nebraska Medical Center in 2010 and is a former chef in the Better Homes and Gardens® Test Kitchen. Photo by Jason Donnelly

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