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Carrot cumin and butterbean soup

by | Nov 19, 2015 | Blog, Recipes

carrot cumin butterbean soup

Mmm just made this carrot cumin and butterbean soup for lunch and it was de-li-cious!

Carrots really do help you see in the dark. The beta carotene in them helps your eyes to make rhodopsin, a purple pigment that helps you see in low light conditions. The more you cook carrots, the more this antioxidant is released, so this soup is perfect as the nights draw in.

The butter beans in this recipe need to be soaked, rinsed, thoroughly cooked and rinsed again. If you want to use beans in a carton for convenience, then that’s ok from time to time if you can tolerate pulses well. You can also substitute the butter beans for red lentils – again soak, and rinse well, but you can cook them in with the carrots.

Recipe:

(Serves 2-3)

1 medium onion
4 carrots
1-2 tsp cumin seeds
black pepper
some stock, bone broth or water
1 clove garlic
250g cooked butterbeans
1/2 tsp turmeric

1. Chop the onions and sweat them in a little coconut oil with the cumin seeds and black pepper

2. When the onions are translucent, add the garlic, carrots and stock, and simmer till carrots are soft

3. Add the butterbeans and turmeric, and cook for a few more minutes

4. Blend and serve with some finely chopped coriander, spinach or watercress sprinkled on top.

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