Bean and Sesame Soup

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Nov. 30, 2011


Lima beans 6 Ounce
Onions 2 , chopped
Stalk celery 4 , trimmed and sliced
Butter 1 Ounce
Chicken stock/Vegetable stock 3 1/2 Pint
Sesame seeds 1 Ounce
Sour cream 1/2 Pint
Parsley 1 Tablespoon , chopped
Salt To Taste
Ground black pepper To Taste



1) In a bowl, add in the beans. Add enough cold water to cover the beans. Let it rest overnight.

2) In a large saucepan, melt the butter. Add in the onions and celery. Fry for about 5 minutes.

3) Add in the drained beans into the pan. Next, pour in the stock. Let the mixture come to a boil. Turn down the flame and cook covered for 60 minutes.

4) On a baking tray, spread the sesame seeds. Grill the seeds till golden brown.

5) Drain the cooked beans and veggies. Keep the cooking liquid aside.

6) Into the blender, add in the beans, veggies and sesame seeds. Puree the mixture till it becomes smooth.

7) Transfer the puree back into the pan. Add in the reserved cooking liquid, sour cream and chopped parsley.

8) Heat the mixture without letting it boil. Season the soup with salt and pepper.


9) Serve the Bean and Sesame Soup hot along with chopped nuts on top.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 80 Minutes
Ready In: 80 Minutes
Servings: 6

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 295Calories from Fat 156

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 8 g40%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 524 mg21.83%

Total Carbohydrates 24 g8%

Dietary Fiber 3 g12%

Sugars 8 g

Protein 11 g22%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet