Kidney Bean Soup

Source: The Recipe of Love
Made: October 2, 2013
Yield: 8-10 servings
Time to make: 1½ hours.

Prior preparation needed
Soak kidney beans at least overnight.  For best results soak for 2 days.

This is a truly delicious soup and quite simple to make.

I had to guess somewhat at the procedure, for not all the ingredients are mentioned in the instructions. So I added the red onion along with the carrots and string beans, and the hot green pepper along with the potato and tomato.  Be sure to dice the potato very small as it gets very little cooking.

Kidney Bean Soup

Kidney Bean Soup

Kidney Bean Soup
4 cups kidney beans
30 cups water
½ red onion,sliced
1 carrot, diced
Several string beans sliced in half.
1 potato diced
1 large tomato, chopped
¼ cup olive oil
1 Tbsp. mashed garlic
1 hot green pepper sliced in rings
Rosemary for garnish
Sea salt to taste

Soak kidney beans in water for 2 days.
Drain and wash the beans.  Put in large pot with four cups water.
Cook for 1 hour.
Add carrots and beans and cook 10 minutes.
Add potato and tomato and cook for 2-3 minutes.
Add olive oil and mashed garlic. Stir.
Garnish with rosemary and serve.


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