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Kidney Bean Soup

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The kidney bean soup is prepared with red kidney beans and is a nutritious soup to be served with a meal. Cooked with tomatoes, onions and garlic with hili powder and lemon juice to taste, the kidney bean soup is filling and can be served as a snack too.This is a special low sugar recipe great for diabetics as well as for people on low carb diet. Adapted from the Lantus book of recipes.
Ingredients
  Red kidney beans 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Onions 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Garlic 3 Clove (15 gm)
  Tomatoes 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs), chopped
  Chilli powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 1 Teaspoon
  Oil 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
Directions

Wash the beans and soak in water overnight.
Next day, drain thoroughly.
Heat oil, add onions and garlic, and fry for 1 minute.
Add tomatoes, chilli powder and salt and fry again for 1 minute.
Add beans and 6 cups of water and cook in a pressure cooker till done.
Cool to room temperature and blend in a blender to get a smooth puree.
Do not strain.
Add the lemon juice.
Serve hot with tomatoes, spring onions, capsicum and yellow peppers.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Main Dish
Dish: 
Soup
Servings: 
6

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