Italian Bean Soup

Short in time?  Looking for new ideas?  Is it the end of the month?

This vegan Italian Bean Soup is the answer!

A big pot of vegan Italian Bean Soup will keep you and your family happy for at least 2 days, depending on the size of your family.

Taking only about 30 minutes to prepare, this Italian Bean Soup soon become one of your family’s favorites.  Not only is it yummy but it is also healthy and inexpensive, suitable for any household’s budget.

This Italian Bean Soup is also ideal when you are trying to lose weight yet need to eat to maintain your energy. You can eat this soup several times a day for a few days if you are starting a diet or merely want to cleanse your system.

Add a little cayenne pepper, red chile flakes or your favorite hot sauce if you prefer a little heat in your soup.

You really have no excuse for not making this tasty vegan soup.  For other recipes for vegan tomato-based soups, follow this link.

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Italian Bean Soup
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Italian Bean Soup - a quick and healthy soup that can be made in 30 minutes!
Chef:Belgian Foodie
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8 10minutes 20minutes
Servings Prep Time
8 10minutes
Cook Time
20minutes
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Instructions
  1. Heat the oil in a pot over a medium flame. Add the onions and cook a few minutes, but don't let them turn brown. Add a little bouillon and cook a couple minutes more.
  2. Cut off the ends of the string beans / green beans and then cut them in half. Wash the beans in a colander.
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients, except the peas. Bring to a boil and cook about 5 minutes before adding the peas. Continue to cook for another 5 - 10 minutes (until the vegetables are cooked but still a little firm).
  4. Serve the soup and enjoy!
Recipe Notes

For non-vegan versions, you can add a little Parmesan grated on top.

You can try adding a little pistou / pesto sauce inside for additional flavor, but frankly I don't think it's needed.

You can also add a little cayenne or other red pepper or hot sauce if you want to add a little kick to it.

Written by:Belgian Foodie

Nutrition Facts
Italian Bean Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 196 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 789mg 33%
Potassium 807mg 23%
Total Carbohydrates 24g 8%
Dietary Fiber 10g 40%
Sugars 8g
Protein 9g 18%
Vitamin A 190%
Vitamin C 49%
Calcium 11%
Iron 21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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