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Bean, Mushroom & Squash Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Bean, Mushroom & Squash Soup recipe? Learn how to make Bean, Mushroom & Squash Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by christinavt

Makes 5 servings



Another localvore recipe, this one combines the savory-salty flavor of bean soup with the sweet flavor of maple- drizzled squash. From "The Onion Skin," January 2008. white beans (such as Maine yelloweye, aka yellow beans), shiitake mushrooms, garlic, dried thyme, dried sage, dried rosemary, salt, black pepper, winter squash (such as hubbard or acorn), olive oil, maple syrup cvt

Recipe Ingredients for Bean, Mushroom & Squash Soup

1 cup dried yelloweye beans (16048), or other white bean, soaked overnight and drained
1/2 pound shiitake mushrooms
4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
2 tsp. dried thyme
1 tsp. dried sage
1 tbs. dried rosemary
1 tsp. salt
1 freshly ground black pepper to taste
2 (small) acorn squash or hubbard squash, halved lengthwise and seeded
2 tbs. olive oil
4 tbs. maple syrup

Recipe Directions for Bean, Mushroom & Squash Soup

  1. Combine beans and spices in a large sauce pan, add water to cover amply, and simmer for 30-40 min., until beans are tender and most of the water has cooked off. (If the water does not cook off, simply scoop it out toward the end until a thick soup consistency remains.)

  2. Slice mushrooms and add toward the end along with plenty of salt and freshly ground black pepper.

  3. While beans are cooking, drizzle a large roasting pan with olive oil and arrange squash skin-side-down. Cook at 400 degrees for about 40 min., until fully tender when pierced with a fork.

  4. Remove from oven and set right-side up in four serving bowls. Spoon maple syrup into each squash half and serve filled with a generous scoop of bean soup.

Categories

Beans, Herbs, Vegetables, Soup, American, Bake, Boil, Vegetarian, Gluten-Free

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 279.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
242
Calories from Fat
56
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.2g
10%
Saturated Fat
0.9g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
583mg
24%
Potassium
820mg
23%
Total Carbohydrates
45.6g
15%
Dietary Fiber
7.7g
31%
Sugars
9.5g
Protein
5.5g
Vitamin A 14% Vitamin C 35%
Calcium 11% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin C
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