Mixed Veggie Bean Soup

Bean Soup is a filling soup, healthy and tasty too. This soup contains 16 types of beans and different types veggies in it. The bean mix is easily available in any departmental store under the name 16 bean mix.

Prep Time
15 minutes + overnight soaking
Cooking Time
35-40 Minutes
4-5 People
Ingredients for Dough

Bean Mix
Diced Onion
Diced Carrot
Diced Red Bell Pepper
Diced Zucchini
Chopped Kale
Tomato Paste
Red Chilli Flakes
Chopped Garlic
Crushed Pepper
Cumin Powder
Italian Seasoning
Olive oil
1 Cup
¼ Cup
¼ Cup
¼ Cup
¼ Cup
¼ Cup
1 Tbsp.
½ Tsp.
1 Tsp.
½ Tsp.
½ Tsp,
1 Tsp.
To Taste
1 Tbsp.
1.      Soak the bean mix overnight. Pressure cook for just one whistle.

2.      In a big soup pot, heat oil. Add chopped garlic, Italian seasoning, Red chilli flakes. Stir till you get a good aroma. Should be done on medium flame.

3.      Add diced onion and carrot, saute for a minute, now add red bell peppers and zucchini and saute for a minute or so. Add chopped kale saute for a minute. ( the veggies should have the crunch )

4.      Add tomato paste/ puree and saute till you get a good flavor.
5.      Once the pressure goes down, add the cooked bean mixture.

6.      Add salt, cumin powder and crushed pepper and Italian seasoning and let it boil.
7.      Adjust the soup consistency by adding some water before the soup boils.

8.      Optional: Squeeze lemon to taste and garnish with coriander leaves and serve the soup.
The 16 Bean Mix contains: Pinto Beans, small red beans, pink beans, red kidney beans, great northern beans, baby lima beans, large lima beans, black eye peas, small white beans, black beans, whole green peas, yellow split peas, green split peas, lentils, chick peas, pearl barley.
The Italian Seasoning contains: all dried parsley, thyme, oregano and basil.


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