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White Bean Minestrone Recipe

November 24th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

White Bean Minestrone Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1onion, diced
  2. 1celery rib, diced
  3. 1carrot, diced
  4. 1tablespoonextra-virgin olive oil
  5. 3/4lbpotatoes, diced
  6. 1zucchini, diced
  7. 1 (14 1/2 ounce)candiced tomatoes with basil and garlic
  8. 1 (15 1/2 ounce)cancannellini beans, rinsed and drained
  9. 1 (14 ounce)canlow sodium chicken broth
  10. 3/4teaspoonitalian seasoning
  11. 1/2teaspoonkosher salt
  12. 1/4teaspoonfresh coarse ground black pepper
  13. 2/3cup gratedparmesan cheese(about 2 1/2 oz.)

DIRECTIONS

  1. Cook onion, celery, and carrots in oil, over med-high heat in a large saucepan, stirring occasionally for about 4 minutes.
  2. Add 2 cups water plus all remaining ingredients, except for cheese.
  3. Cover and let boil, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, or until the potatoes are tender.
  4. Sprinkle Parmesan on top and serve.

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Mixed Dried Bean Soup Recipe

November 15th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1/3cup heapingpinto beans
  2. 1/3cup heapinggreat northern beans
  3. 1/3cup heapingred beans
  4. 1/8cup heapingkidney beans
  5. 1/8cupsmall white beans
  6. 1tablespoonblack beans
  7. 1/4cupgarbanzo beans
  8. 1tablespoonblack-eyed peas
  9. 2tablespoonssplit peas
  10. 1/3cuplentils

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place in large pan, cover with water, soak, rinse well, then add 2 quarts water and 1/2 lb. lean ham, cubed.
  2. Simmer slowly 2 1/2 hours.
  3. ADD: 1 large onion, chopped; 1 large can tomatoes; 1 teaspoons chili powder, 1 clove garlic, chopped; salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Simmer another hour or until done.
  5. Before serving, add 1/2 cup red wine; 1/2 cup chopped parsley.

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Dutch Brown Bean Soup Recipe

November 11th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 2cupsbrown beans, soaked overnight and drained
  2. 3literswater
  3. 1bay leaf
  4. 2-3leeks, washed and sliced in rings
  5. 1largecarrot, cubed
  6. 1large peeledpotato, cubed
  7. worcestershire sauce
  8. salt and pepper
  9. 1bouillon cube (optional)
  10. 1/2cup chopped flatcelery leaves

DIRECTIONS

  1. Put the beans in a pan with the water and bayleaf, bring to the boil.
  2. Boil rapidly for 10 minutes, then simmer for 1 1/2 hours or until the beans are tender.
  3. Then add the leeks, carrot, potato, Worcestershire and salt and pepper, simmer for another 30 minutes.
  4. Taste the soup or you want to add a stock cube.
  5. You can puree the soup at this point, but it is nicest when you just mash the beans and potaoes a bit so it thickens.
  6. Add the celery leaves 5 minutes before serving.
  7. Other additions/fillings for the soup: left-over cooked beef or pork, tiny meatballs,slices of smoked sausage, hot sauce, ketjap sauce.
  8. Fried onions and bacon for serving.

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Adzuki Bean Soup Recipe

November 5th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , | Print This Post Print This Post

Adzuki Bean Soup Recipe

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (15 ounce)canadzuki beans, do not drain
  2. 1cupwater
  3. 1/2cupbutternut squashor buttercup squash, seeds removed and cubed
  4. 1/2cuponions, diced
  5. 1/4cupcelery, diced
  6. 1/4cupcorn, fresh or frozen
  7. 1/4teaspoonsalt
  8. 1/4teaspoonsoy sauce
  9. 2tablespoonsscallions, finely chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Place all ingredients, except the soy sauce and scallions, in a soup pot; cover and bring to a boil.
  2. Reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  3. Reduce heat to low, and add the soy sauce.
  4. Simmer 5 more minutes.
  5. Garnish with scallions and serve.

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Black Soy Bean and Tomato Chili Salsa Recipe

November 4th, 2014 by alice  Tags: , , , , , | Print This Post Print This Post

INGREDIENTS

  1. 1 (15 ounce)canblack soy beans, drained
  2. 1 (15 ounce)candiced tomatoes with green chilies, drained
  3. 1/2cupred onions, minced
  4. 3tablespoonsfresh lime juice
  5. 2teaspoonssoy sauce
  6. 1/2cupfresh cilantro, chopped
  7. 1/4teaspoonground cumin
  8. 1tablespoongreen onions, chopped

DIRECTIONS

  1. Combine all ingredients in a bowl.Mix, taste, and add extra lime juice and soy sauce, if desired.Serve with tortilla chips.

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