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Easy Dinner Recipes - Mixed Bean Soup:

I finally got around to making this simple but delicious mixed bean soup over weekend as the weather had cooled down considerably. The soup was big hit with all the family (for vegetarians as well!).

Try it out & let us know how you get on?.

Easy dinner recipes

Serves 6 - 8:

  • 100g Haricot Beans - Soaked overnight and drained
  • 100g Chick Peas - Soaked overnight and drained
  • 100g Brown or Green Lentils - Washed and drained
  • 3 Litres Water
  • 450g Tomatoes - Tinned or Quartered
  • 1 Medium Onion
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Ground Coriander
  • 3 Tablespoons Flour
  • Juice of 1 Lemon
  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Use a large sized pan (3 Litre) and add the Haricot beans, Chick peas and Lentils. Fill the pan with water and bring to the boil.

Reduce to a medium heat and simmer for about 1 hour or until the pulses become tender.

Next, add the Tomatoes, Onions, Turmeric and Coriander. Let this mix together for 30 minutes

Mix Flour and 175ml of water to form a smooth paste. Stir this into the soup mixture.
Cook for another 15 minutes or until the pulses are soft and starting to break up. Add more water if necessary.

Adjust the seasoning with Salt or Pepper, stir in the Lemon juice and serve.

Mixed Bean & Vegetable Soup

If you are looking for a delicious, creamy winter vegetable soup, then try this great recipe from "Good Housekeeping's Complete Book of Vegetarian Cookery". Only takes 35 minutes to prepare. Enjoy!

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