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Black Bean and Brisket Soup makes a comforting soup recipe. Full of tender smoked brisket, and black beans, this soup is sure to be a favorite. 

Smoked beef brisket takes black bean soup to an entirely new level of hearty, comforting, and delicious. Yes, smoking a beef brisket takes time, but when you take that first flavorful bite, you’ll know it was worth it.

Here’s how I make it.

Smoked Beef Brisket Black Bean Soup

Soup & Salad 4 hrs 15 mins

Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Servings 12
Author Robyn Stone
Black Bean Soup makes a favorite, comforting soup recipe. This black bean soup includes delicious beef brisket to make it even more hearty!


  • 5-6 pounds beef brisket trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion diced
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 4 (15-ounce) cans black beans
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano


  • Place beef brisket in smoker pre-heated to 250 degrees.
  • Cook for 3 ½ hours, then flip and cook another 3 ½ hours or until internal temperature reaches 180 degrees.
  • Remove from smoker and allow to rest 10-15 minutes on carving board before slicing.
  • Slice against the grain into ¼ inch slices, then bite size pieces.
  • About 30 minutes before brisket is done, pour olive oil into large stock pot.
  • Add onions and garlic and cook over medium heat until tender.
  • Puree one can of black beans.
  • Pour into stock pot with onions and garlic.
  • Add additional cans of beans.
  • Stir well and add cumin and oregano.
  • Simmer over low heat.
  • Add smoked beef brisket to soup and cover.
  • Allow to simmer over low heat for 30 minutes.
  • Serve with sour cream, shredded cheese, and a wedge of cornbread.

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  1. Holy cow, Robyn! (pun intended) My neighbor has a smoker. Might have to go over there and borrow it to make this. Perfect autumn dinner.

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