Hearty quinoa and bean soup

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PREP TIME

10 min

TOTAL TIME

30 min

Serves

4

Hearty quinoa and bean soup

Roberto Caruso


Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion , chopped
  • 1 carrot , diced
  • 2 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1 tsp 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
  • 5 g,
  • Fibre
  • 10 g,
  • Sodium
  • 721 mg.