African Bean Nut Soup

This is the first recipe we’ve published from the selection of delicious family recipes that were sent in. Margaret Taylor, a 1kg bag of Rose Natural Laundry Powder Concentrate is on the way to you.

This flavoursome nutty bean soup is the perfect recipe to warm you up on a chilly day!

Easily prepared on the stovetop where it can simmer away until you are ready to eat, or try making it in a crockpot on low and cook for the day while you head into work.

African Bean Nut Soup

Serves 8

½ c water

400g tin tomatoes

2T soya sauce

400g tin chickpeas, drained (save the liquid for aquafaba)

1 med onion

3 c vegetable stock

2 small kumara

1/3c water

1 large carrot

3T peanut butter

1 stick celery

1t curry powder

1 red capsicum

½ cup finely chopped coriander or parsley


Heat 1/2 cup water, add soya sauce

Chop onion, peel and dice kumara, add to pot, cook 5mins.

Thinly slice carrot, celery and capsicum. Add to pot, cover and cook 3 mins.

Stir in canned tomatoes, chick peas and stock.

Blend peanut butter and curry powder with 1/3 cup water

Add to pot, stir well.

Cook until vegetables are tender.

Blend together if you like a creamier soup. Add cannellini beans and or black beans for a denser soup.

Serve topped with coriander, parsley or your favourite garnish.


Comments 2

  1. Thank you Tronia I received my laundry powder. That was very kind of you. Hope you and the readers enjoy this soup. It came from a Seventh Day Adventist cookng class.

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