Pantry soup: bean soup with carrot salsa

Yield: 4 Servings

Measure Ingredient
1½ teaspoon Vegetable oil
1 Onion, chopped
2 Garlic cloves, minced
¾ teaspoon Ground cumin
¾ teaspoon Ground coriander
38 ounces Canned white kidney beans drained and rinsed (2 cans)
3 cups Vegetable/chicken stock
1 Carrot, grated
4 teaspoons Fresh coriander, chopped or parsley
1 teaspoon Lemon juice
Salt
Pepper

In pot, heat 1 ts oil over medium heat; cook onion and garlic for 3 minutes or until softened. Add cumin and coriander; cook for 1 minute. Add beans and stock; bring to boil. Reduce heat; simmer, covered, for 15 minutes.

Meanwhile, in bowl, form the carrot salsa by stirring together carrot, fresh coriander. lemon juice and remaining oil. Set aside.

In food processor or blender, pure soup until smooth; if necessary, return to saucepan and heat through. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Laddle into bowls; top with carrot salsa Per Serving: about 275 calories, 17 g protein, 4 g fat, 47 g carbohydrate very high source fibre, good source iron Source: Canadian Living magazine, Mar 95 Presented in article by Heather Howe "Fast & Fit: New Soup Supper" [-=PAM=-] PA_Meadows@...

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