Spiced mixed beans soup

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The simplest, the yummiest spiced mixed bean soup. Intense, slightly smoky, spicy, sour at the right point thanks to the addition of tomatoes*, lemon zest and balsamic vinegar. Perfect for cold days.


Spiced mixed beans soup
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Ingredients

For 3 Person(s)

Ingredients

  • 1 small celery stalk
  • 2 medium onion
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 can white beans
  • 1 can red beans
  • 500 ml vegetable broth
  • 1 can diced tomatoes (I used Pomi tomatoes)
  • 0.5 lemon (only the zest)
  • 2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 0.5 tsp sweet paprika
  • 1 fresh chilli pepper (or to taste)
  • 0.5 tsp ground cumin
  • 0.5 tsp oregano
  • 0.5 tsp thyme
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • salt to taste
  • spring onions (optional)

Spiced mixed beans soup Directions

  1. For this recipe I used canned diced tomatoes made by Pomi. Fragrant, intense and tasty, perfect for this recipe.

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  2. This step is optional but will give the soup an addition of smoked flavor. Peel the onions, put them on a fork and toast over the flame of the stove. The onion should not be burned but lightly toasted.

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  3. Heat the oil in a saucepan. Add finely chopped onion and celery stalk and cook over a low heat for 2 - 3 minutes until the onion softens and becomes slightly transparent. Add garlic (cut into strips) and chilli pepper (cut in half) and cook for another couple of minutes.

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  4. Add two types of paprika, cumin, thyme, oregano and a pinch of salt. At this point add two types of beans (previously drained and rinsed). Stir and cook for another minute.

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  5. Stir in diced tomatoes and vegetable stock. Bring to a boil, lower the heat and cook over medium heat for another 20 minutes.

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  6. After this time, turn off the heat, add balsamic vinegar and lemon zest (I used half a lemon). Taste and adjust with salt and pepper if necessary.

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  7. Take a cup of soup and blend it with the immersion blender. Return the mixture to the soup, stir and serve immediately.

    lot of love. B.

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Recipe notes

This recipe comes from the collaboration with Pomì -  a company specialized in the production of tomato passata, paste, sauce and special products based on high quality tomato.

Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian, gluten free, lactose free)
Per Serving

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