Mixed Bean Soup

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Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Boil Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup - black beans
  • 1/4 cup kidney beans
  • 1/2 cup - green lentils
  • 1/2 cup - spring onions chopped
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup - Roma tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 cup - yellow capsicum chopped
  • 2 tsp - garlic chopped
  • 1/2 tsp - oil
  • 1/4 tsp - turmeric powder
  • 2 - whole cloves
  • 1/2 tsp - powdered oregano
  • 1 - two inch stick cinnamon
  • salt and pepper as per taste
  • Coriander leaves and soup croutons for garnish

How to Make Mixed Bean Soup

  • Pressure cook the lentils and both the beans, adding lots of water, turmeric powder, cloves and cinnamon stick.
  • In a frying pan, add the oil and saute the spring onions and garlic in medium to high heat.
  • When the spring onions start to brown, add capsicum and tomatoes and saute well.
  • Lower the heat and let the vegetables cook.
  • Add the cooked bean mix.
  • Discard the cloves and cinnamon stick.
  • If the soup is too thick you can add more hot water to make it smooth.
  • Add salt, lemon juice, oregano and pepper.
  • Check the seasoning.
  • Remove from heat and add coriander leaves and serve in bowls with toasted croutons on top.

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