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White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup

White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup step-by-step recipe | vegelicacy.com
"This soup tastes sensationally delicious! Unusual combination of white beans, prune and mint turned out to be so magical, that the dish become our family's favourite!"

Ingredients Serves 5

  • 1 bell pepper
  • 1 carrot
  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 bunch parsley
  • 5 stems fresh mint
  • 15 pitted prunes
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 (15-ounce) can white beans
  • 3 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp salt

Method

  1. Wash and prepare the vegetables. Remove the seeds from the bell pepper, then cut it into cubes. Peel and shred the carrot. Mince the garlic, chop up the parsley and mint. Peel and cut the onion finely.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup
  2. Place the prunes into a bowl, pour in boiling water to soak the prunes, cover and let stand for 10-15 minutes. Afterthat, take out the prunes and cut into strips. Don't pour out the water, as we will need it later.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup
  3. In a medium size skillet heat up the oil, stir fry the onion, bell pepper and carrot for 10 minutes over medium heat.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup
  4. Transfer the vegetables into a soup pan, cover with 5 cups of water (use the prune water as well), add the white beans.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup
  5. As soon as the water boils, add the prunes, mint and 3 tbsp tomato paste. Stir well to dissolve the tomato paste, salt, cover with a lid and cook over low heat for 5-7 minutes.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup
  6. Turn the heat off, add the chopped parsley and garlic, cover the pan and set aside for 10-15 minutes before serving.

    White Bean, Prunes and Mint Soup

Author: vegelicacy

Posted on: 31 March 2014

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Diet type: vegan
Category: first course
Difficulty: easy
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Rosa Po3a 8 October 2017
Мне было очень интересно увидеть как получится этот суп... оказалось невероятно вкусно! Спасибо за рецепт))) I was excited to try this soup because of the interesting combination of ingredients... it turned out to be light, delicious, & refreshing!

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