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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.
  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

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

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 61 Calories from Fat 13

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 2 g2.4%

Saturated Fat 0.21 g1.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 73.6 mg3.1%

Total Carbohydrates 10 g3.4%

Dietary Fiber 2.4 g9.5%

Sugars 2.6 g

Protein 3 g5.3%

Vitamin A 10.4% Vitamin C 16.3%

Calcium 2.3% Iron 4.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kidney Bean Soup Recipe