Red Bean Soup Recipe

This Red Bean Soup Recipe is an easy to make low-cost vegetarian soup using homegrown vegetables.
January/February 1976
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This Red Bean Soup Recipe is a meatless meal your family will appreciate.


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Try this Red Bean Soup Recipe for a nutritious, meatless meal made from fresh vegetables out of your own garden.

Red Bean Soup Recipe

2 1/2 cups of red kidney beans
1 celery stalk
1 slice of onion
1 carrot
4 cups of water
Salt, paprika, and pepper to taste
Croutons, optional

Boil the beans, celery, onion, and carrot in the water until they're nice and tender. (Toss in a ham bone or some bacon, if you like, for the added flavor.) Then, add your seasonings, strain, and serve with croutons. Yield: 6 servings.


Read more about vegetarian soup meals: Meatless Soup Recipes.