Mixed bean soup

Soup 3 bean

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This soup is delicious and very low in fat. Using variety of beans, lentils is simmered along with tomato, carrots; pepper makes this soup hearty and is perfect for a chilly evening.

Bean soup is a dietary wonder. Healthful and filling, bean soups provide protein, fibre, complex carbohydrates, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, flavonoids and, of course, robust taste, comforting warmth or refreshing coolness. There are many varieties of economical, high-nutrient beans–and most of them can be turned into soup.

Yields: 4-5servings
Preparation time: 10minutes
Cooking time: 30minutes

Ingredients:

  • Cooked/canned soya beans-1/2cup
  • Cooked/canned white kidney beans-1/2cup
  • Cooked/canned black beans-1/2cup
  • Cooked split red lentils-1/4cup
  • Chopped onions-1num
  • Chopped carrots-1num
  • Chopped bell peppers/capsicum-1num
  • Vegetable stock/water-2cups
  • Minced garlic-3num
  • Chopped tomatoes-2num
  • Tomato puree-1/2cup
  • Chilli powder-1tsp
  • Ground black pepper-1/4tsp
  • Roasted cumin powder-1/2tsp
  • Olive oil-2tsp
  • Salt-as per taste
  • Lemon juice-as per taste

Procedure:

  • Heat oil in the saucepan over medium heat; add onions, garlic saute for 2-3minutes.
  • Add carrot, tomatoes, peppers/capsicum, vegetable stock/water and lentils, bring to boil.
  • Once it comes to boil add chilli powder, cumin powder, and simmer for 10-15minutes.
  • Then add soya beans, white kidney beans, black beans and cook again for 10-12minutes or until heated through.
  • Finally drizzle some lemon juice, pepper and serve hot with breads

Note:

  • Combo of beans can be personlised
  • Can use canned beans or I rinsed and soaked beans overnight and cook it in the pressure cooker with enough water and 1/4tsp salt for 4-5whistles.
  • If not split red lentils toor dal/ any lentils can be used.
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About Chitra Jagadish

My passion is Cooking & love exploring healthy recipes. This blog is all about sharing 'Recipes for Healthy living', which are my experiments at home.

Posted on August 18, 2014, in International, Soups, Salad and Wraps and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 32 Comments.

  1. Looks yum and it is so healthy. 😀

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  2. As always healthy 🙂

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  3. Bean soup is great, lentils especially. Your family is very lucky to have you and your culinary skills. They are very well fed.

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  4. Looks great! I love all kinds of bean soups. We just had three bean chili and a red lentil soup last week.

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  5. I’m looking at all the ingredients…looks wonderful Chitra!

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  6. wow healthy soup …looks delicious!

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  7. Amazing.. I m bigggg soup fan

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  8. Que rico, me encantan las legumbres xDD

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  9. I’m looking forward to trying it with the dry beans! Thanks for including that option. 🙂

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  10. Yum ❤ Love soups 🙂

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  11. Reblogged this on Your Vegan Recipes.

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  12. My bean soup is boring. I like your version!

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  13. This looks so good – perfect for the colder evenings!
    Emma 🙂

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