Hearty Three Bean Broth

“You won’t find a quicker, healthier soup! Ready in 20 minutes from start to finish you can even knock this one up at the end of a busy day and feel that hunger disappear.”

You will need:

  • 1 large leek, finely chopped
  • 1 white onion, finely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 carrots, finely chopped
  • 1 bunch kale, finely sliced
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tin chopped tomatoes
  • 1.5 litres vegetable stock (reduced salt)
  • 1 tin kidney beans
  • 1 tin borlotti beans
  • 1 tin black beans
  • Salt and pepper

Simple steps:

  • Fry the leek, onion, garlic and carrot in a large non stick pan with a little olive oil for 2-3 minutes until the vegetables are soft. Season with a little salt and pepper then add the tomato puree and cook for another minute.
  • Add the chopped tomatoes then drain and rinse the mixed beans and add to the pan. Boil the vegetable stock, add to the pan and bring back to the boil.
  • Once boiled, remove from the heat and add the kale and serve with some cracked black pepper.

Top Tip:

Cook the vegetables quickly to retain the nutrients and flavour.

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