Hearty quinoa and bean soup

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( 271 ratings )

Preparation time:
10 minutes
Cooking time:
20 minutes
Makes:
4 Servings
Roberto Caruso


 
Roberto Caruso

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • onion, chopped
  • 1  carrot, diced
  • 2  garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/3 cup dry quinoa
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 540 mL can white kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups baby spinach

Instructions

  • Heat a large saucepan over medium. Add oil, then onion. Cook until onion is soft, about 3 min. Add carrot, garlic, cumin, coriander and quinoa. Cook for 2 more min. Pour in broth and 2 cups water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer, partially covered, until quinoa is cooked, about 15 more min.
  • Stir in beans and spinach. Cook until beans are hot and spinach is wilted, 2 to 3 more min. Serve immediately.

Prep Tip:

No need to chop the spinach . Just toss it into the simmering soup and it wilts perfectly.

Nutrition (per Serving)

calories
214 
protein
10 g
carbohydrates
34 g
fat
g
fibre
10 g
sodium
721 mg

2 comments on “Hearty quinoa and bean soup

  1. Wonderful soup. I just had it for lunch. For those who like a little spice in their life, add some chili flakes or paste. Otherwise, it’s delicious just the way it is.

    Reply

    • Thanks for the suggestion.

      Reply

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