Tuesday, November 9, 2010

Recipe: Spicy-Smoky Carrot and Bean Soup


-1 onion, chopped
-4 carrots, diced
-1 clove garlic, chopped
-1 tin kidney beans, drained and rinsed
-1/2 tin chopped tomatoes
-1 tsp marmite/ 1 stock cube
-1 tsp smoked paprika
-salt, pepper

1. Gently fry the onion and carrots for 5 minutes.
2. Add all of the rest of the ingredients apart from the kidney beans, and cover with boiling water. Simmer for 20 minutes or until the carrots are soft.
3. Purée the soup in a food processor/ with a hand mixer. Return to the saucepan then stir through the kidney beans.


  1. i will try it tomorrow as part of my soup craze !
    unfortunately it will probably be only spiced and not smoked .

  2. Sounds delicious, will have to bring back a stash of smoked paprika from Spain!