To strengthen the heart and improve the state of the cardiovascular system, it is necessary to include dishes from legumes in the diet more often, bean soup will be a particularly useful dish. Unfortunately, first courses from beans are not often found on the daily table, but they are the most affordable source of plant-based protein.
Ingredients for bean soup
- 🌽 Beans - 1 tbsp.
- 🌽 Potatoes - 4-5 pcs.
- 🌽Carrot - 1 pc.
- 🌽 White onion or onion - 1 pc.
- 🌽 Parsley - half a bunch
- 🌽 Garlic - 2-3 cloves
- 🌽 Eggs - 2 pcs.
- 🌽Olive oil
- 🌽 Pepper
- 🌽Tomatoes - optional
How to make bean soup
- Soak the beans overnight. We wash, fill with water and set to cook until tender, about 40 minutes.
- 🌽 Wash potatoes, peel and cut into strips.
- 🌽 Peel the onion, cut into 4 parts and chop into slices.
- 🌽 My carrots, clean and cut into strips.
- 🌽 Wash greens, dry and cut not finely.
- Peel the garlic and cut into large cubes.
- Let’s boil the potatoes. Fry the onion in 2 tbsp. olive oil and add to potatoes.
- 🌽 Carrots are also fried in 2 tbsp. l. olive oil and transfer to a bowl with other vegetables. If using tomatoes, add them at this stage after dicing them.
- 🌽 As soon as the potatoes are ready, add the beans, salt and pepper.
- 🌽 At the end, add greens and boil for 1-2 minutes. Let the bean soup brew for 10 minutes.
- 🌽While the soup is infused, in 1 tbsp. sauté the garlic with olive oil until golden brown.
- 🌽Sprinkle the finished bean soup with fried garlic.