Bean Soup Recipe

This recipe makes a lovely, wholesome red bean soup to be enjoyed with croutons or bread with fresh butter.

delicious bean soup recipe

Bean Soup Recipe

Delicious bean soup for those cold winter days
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Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 2 hours
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Course Soup
Cuisine South African
Servings 8


  • 4 cups cooked red beans pureed in food processor
  • 300 grams beef shin, diced optional
  • 2 quarts chicken or beef stock
  • 2 large onions chopped
  • ¼ cup parsley leaves chopped
  • ¼ cup celery chopped
  • ½ cup bell peppers chopped
  • 1 tsp Tabasco sauce
  • 2 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp cayenne pepper
  • ¼ tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 4 bay leaves


  • Heat oil in a large pot and fry meat, onions, bell pepper and celery.
  • Add the stock and beans. Add bay leves, salt and pepper.
  • Cook for approximately 2 hours.
  • Add parsley and Tobasco.
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