Red Kidney Bean Soup with Lime Yogurt Recipe

Looking for an easy Red Kidney Bean Soup with Lime Yogurt recipe? Learn how to make Red Kidney Bean Soup with Lime Yogurt using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gopokeygo

Makes 4 servings



This hearty, spicy bean soup is very quick and easy to prepare. It has a lot of flavor, and is high in vegetable protein without being high in fat. It makes a perfect healthy vegetarian meal on a cold day. This soup actually contains less calories, as the calorie-count would not count red kidney beans correctly. The recipe calls for a 15oz. can of drained red kidney beans.

Recipe Ingredients for Red Kidney Bean Soup with Lime Yogurt

1 medium chopped onion
1 medium chopped carrot
1 stalk chopped celery
4 garlic cloves
3 cups broth
3 tbsp tomato paste
1 tbsp ground cumin
2 tbsp red chili powder
1 tbsp dried oregano
3/4 cup kidney beans
1 tsp salt
1/2 tsp pepper
1/2 cup plain low-fat yogurt
1 tbsp lime juice
1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro

Recipe Directions for Red Kidney Bean Soup with Lime Yogurt

  1. Prepare onions, garlic, carrot, and celery.

  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in medium sized soup pot. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes, stirring frequently, until translucent. Add garlic, carrots, celery, and continue to sauté for another minute.

  3. Add broth, tomato paste, kidney beans, and spices. Bring to a boil. Once it comes to a boil, reduce heat to medium low and simmer uncovered for another 15-20 minutes, or until vegetables are tender. Let cool for a few minutes while making lime yogurt.

  4. Make lime yogurt by combining yogurt, lime juice, and cilantro in separate small bowl.

  5. Blend soup. Be careful to start blender on low speed so hot soup does not erupt and burn you. And make sure you don't fill blender more than half full. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Reheat, and pour into serving bowls, top with a spoonful of lime yogurt, and serve.

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Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 319.4g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
220
Calories from Fat
27
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
3.0g
5%
Saturated Fat
0.8g
4%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Sodium
1247mg
52%
Potassium
1055mg
30%
Total Carbohydrates
35.5g
12%
Dietary Fiber
8.7g
35%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
15.0g
Vitamin A 66% Vitamin C 21%
Calcium 16% Iron 29%
* 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
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in iron
  • High in manganese
  • High in phosphorus
  • High in potassium
  • Very high in vitamin A
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sodium
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