Monday, 12 September 2011

Bean and Vegetable Soup GF SCD

There's nothing more comforting than a wholesome and warming vegetable soup. Economical and very simple to prepare, this soup is packed full of root vegetables, beans and herbs and is a meal in itself. It's a great way to boost your intake of vegetables.

Bean and Vegetable Soup GF SCD

1 medium onion
1 small leek
2 cloves crushed garlic 
450g carrots
350g swede (rutabaga - advanced SCD)
400g tin organic chopped tomatoes (nothing added)
240g cooked organic haricot (navy) beans (or 390g carton organic haricot beans)
120g frozen peas
2 tsp dried thyme
2 tsp dried oregano
2 tsp dried parsley
2 tsp dried marjoram
1 bay leaf
425ml vegetable stock or water
sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
extra virgin olive oil

  • Heat a tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil in a large pan. Thinly slice the onion and leek.
  • Tip the onion and leek into the pan and fry gently for 5 minutes.
  • Add the crushed garlic and continue to fry gently stirring occasionally for another 5 minutes.
  • Dice the swede and slice the carrots.
  • Tip the vegetables into the pan and pour in the chopped tomatoes and stock or water.
  • Add the herbs, freshly ground sea salt and black pepper, bring to the boil and simmer for 40 minutes. If using stock you can use 1 teaspoon of each of the dried herbs instead of two.
  • Rinse the cooked beans thoroughly under running water.
  • After the soup has simmered for thirty minutes, add the frozen peas and beans and simmer for another 15 to 20 minutes.

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  1. Thanks for linking your great post to FAT TUESDAY. This looks delish! Hope to see you next week!

  2. I just love a great vegetable soup. I sometimes think that is all I ever want for lunch is my vegetable soup. Your recipe looks delicious, I will be giving it a try. Hope you are having a great week end and thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday.
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. This looks so comforting and delicious! I love all the wonderful wholesome ingredients too. Perfect for a crisp fall day! Thank you for sharing it with the Hearth and Soul hop.

  4. I am made this for dinner tonight. It was so flavorful, hearty and comforting. Thank you for sharing your delicious gf recipes with the Hearth and Soul Hop.

  5. this is my son's favorite. i'll cook this later for our dinner.

  6. I'm so pleased he likes it, simple but very tasty!