Monday, October 15, 2007

Lunch Monday 16 October 2007 - Butter Bean & Rocket Soup

Butter Bean & Rocket Soup
10 ml olive oil
2 clove garlic, crushed
1 onion, chopped
1 can butter beans (235g, drained)
1 tablespoon tomato puree/paste
1 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried mint
1 teaspoon dried sumac powder
500ml vegetable stock
1 large vine tomato, skinned, deseeded and chopped
100g small potatoes (like Jersey Royals) cut into cubes
handful fresh parsley, chopped
50g wild rocket, chopped

Soften the garlic & onion in the olive oil. Add the stock, beans, tomato puree, herbs, stock, potatoes and fresh tomato.

Simmer for about 30 minutes. Check the seasoning and season with salt & pepper.

Add the rocket and parsley, stir through and serve.

Makes 2 medium or one large serving

Nutrition Data for recipe
Calories (kcal) 556.3
Carbohydrate (g) 83.8
Protein (g) 26.5
Fat (g) 13.1
Fibre (g) 18.6

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