Kidney Bean Vegetable Soup
June 22, 2022
Kidney Bean Vegetable Soup (Recipe)
1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil (I use Kasandrinos)
1/4 cup chopped fresh spinach
1 yellow onion, chopped
1 garlic clove, minced
2 carrots, chopped
2 teaspoons sodium-free chili powder
1 teaspoon ground cumin
4 cups low-sodium low-fat chicken broth
2 (15 ounce) cans low-sodium kidney beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup frozen whole kernel corn
1/4 teaspoon fresh ground black pepper
1 (14 1/2 ounce) can low-sodium stewed tomatoes
Salt to taste
Heat a large pot over medium heat, and warm olive oil.
Add chopped yellow onion, minced garlic, and chopped carrots; then cook, stirring as necessary, until tender (about 5 minutes).
Add chili powder and ground cumin; and cook, stirring constantly, for 60 seconds.
Add chicken broth, 1 can of kidney beans, frozen whole kernel corn, and freshly ground black pepper; and bring to a boil.
While soup is heating, place stewed tomatoes and second can of kidney beans in a blender or food processor and puree until smooth; then add to soup.
Add salt to taste.
Reduce heat, cover, and simmer for about 15 minutes.
Let cool a bit before serving.
Servings : 4
Ready in : 60 Minutes
Course : Dinner, Lunch, Main Dish
Recipe Type : Italian, Mediterranean
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