Italian Bean and Pasta Soup

Italian Bean and Pasta Soup veg

From   Firangi Tadka
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Prep: 9 hours

cook

Cook: 1 hour 30 minutes

easy

Method: Easy

snack

Course: Soup

Soup

Type: Italian

A bowl full of this soup and a few slices of garlic bread will fill completely satiate you on cold wintry night

Ingredients

  • Kidney beans (rajma), soaked overnight and pressure cooked with salt ½ cup
  • Black eyed beans (lobia), soaked overnight and pressure cooked with salt ½ cup
  • Shell pasta, cooked 1 cup
  • Olive oil 3 tsps
  • Medium onion, finely chopped 1
  • Garlic cloves, finely chopped 2
  • Celery, peeled and finely chopped 1 small bunch
  • Medium carrot, peeled and chopped 1
  • Medium tomato, finely chopped 1
  • Salt to taste

Methods

  • Heat oil in a non-stick pan, add onion, garlic, celery and carrot and saute on low heat for 5 minutes or till they become soft.
  • Add 4 cups water and mix. Add tomato, kidney beans, black eyed beans and salt and mix. Cover and cook for 1 hour on low heat.
  • Cool the mixture, transfer into a mixer jar and puree. Transfer the puree into the non-stick pan.
  • Heat the pureed soup, and the pasta and let it come to a boil.
  • Pour into individual soup bowls and serve hot with garlic bread.