Bean Soup

  • 23/04/2007
  • Easy
  • 4
  • 30 min

Bean soup is a very hearty meal, therefore it can be served as a main meal. One of the ingredients in this recipe is leek, which is very high in various vitamins, making this meal idea not only tasty but also healthy.

Ingredients

  • 30 g butter
  • 200 g leek, chopped
  • ½ teaspoon curry, powder form
  • 750 g canned beans
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 600 - 700 ml water
  • 1 tablespoon Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder

Preparation

  1. 1.
    In melted butter cook the leek, for a few minutes only.
  2. 2.
    Add curry, a few tablespoons of water and cook roughly 10 minutes.
  3. 3.
    Divide the beans, and chop one half in an electric blender, adding a few teaspoons of hot water (this will separate the dry mixture).
  4. 4.
    Add bean puree to the leek as well as combining whole washed beans, garlic, water and Vegeta Gourmet Stock Powder.
  5. 5.
    Bring the soup to the boil and then cook for another 5-10 minutes.

Serving

Sprinkle with parsley and serve.

Tip

This soup can also be served with dried, cooked bread squares.

Energy and nutritional values

Energy and nutritional values are calculated per one serving (i.e. for 1 person). For a dessert, energy and nutritional values have been calculated per 100 g.

Nutrient Unit of measure Amount F rda (%) M rda (%)
Energy values kcal / kJ 91 / 380 - -
Fat g 6,30 - -
Carbohydrates g 8,48 - -
Dietary fibre g 1,04 - -
Protein g 1,24 - -
Sodium g 1,86 0 0
Vitamin A μg 328,19 8 7
Vitamin D μg 4,20 2 2
Vitamin E mg 0,89 4 4
Vitamin C mg 7,74 10 9
Potassium mg 118,83 3 3
Calcium mg 41,09 4 4
Phosphorous mg 21,83 3 3

* RDA is based on daily allowances for women of 2000 kcal, and for men of 2900 kcal at the age of 25 to 50. (Source: DRI reports - Macronutrients, Elements, Vitamins, www.nap.edu; Genesis R&D and Podravka d.d.)