Bean soups are hearty, rich, and also very diverse. And, to prove it, we found as many as 20 recipes for you – from dry and canned, from white and red, and even from green string beans. Choose the one that suits your taste!
1. White bean soup
Fragrant and very cheap recipe.
You will need: 250 g white beans, 1 onion, 1 celery stalk, 2 carrots, 1 tbsp. tomato paste, 3 tomatoes, spices.
Cooking: Soak the beans in cold water overnight, and in the morning boil them in hot water immediately with grated tomatoes. Chop the onion and fry it with tomato paste. Add it to the beans with spices, and cook for about an hour. Cut the celery and carrots, put them in a saucepan, season and after half an hour remove the soup from the heat.
2. Bean soup with cream
White beans are also better suited here, because it turns out more beautiful.
You will need: 1.5 liters of water, 100 g of leeks, 250 g of white beans, 1 onion, 300 ml of cream, spices, garlic.
Cooking: Soak and boil beans until soft. Chop the onion, leek and garlic and fry them a little until golden. Put the roast in a saucepan, pour in 200 ml of bean broth and hot cream, and boil under the lid for 10 minutes. Grind the beans with a blender and add to the pan. Bring the soup to the desired consistency with the remaining broth and season.
3. Bean soup with celery and herbs
And in this recipe, any beans are already suitable – it will still be good.
You will need: 400 g beans, 2 liters of water, 100 ml of olive oil, 1 onion, 2 carrots, 2 celery stalks, 3 tomatoes, 2 tbsp. tomato paste.
Cooking: Soak the beans for a couple of hours, then pour water with olive oil and boil until tender. Add randomly chopped vegetables and tomato paste there, season the soup and boil for about half an hour.
4. Soup with canned beans
The main advantage of canned beans is that they do not need to be soaked and boiled for a long time.
You will need: 200 g canned beans, 120 g potatoes, 100 g carrots, 50 g cherry tomatoes, 50 g onions, garlic, spices.
Cooking: Grind the onion, carrot and garlic in a blender and fry them until soft over medium heat. Pour in water, bring to a boil and add the potato cubes. After another 5 minutes, add the beans and tomato halves, and cook until tender.
5. Bean soup with smoked meats
You can replace the ham with chicken or other smoked meats.
You will need: 450 g beans, 3 l water, 800 g smoked ham, 1 onion, 1 carrot, garlic and spices.
Cooking: Boil the beans until tender. Separately, pour 2 liters of smoked meat and boil it with herbs to taste for about an hour on a minimum heat. Grind the onion with garlic, fry and add to the ham along with the beans. Continue to cook the soup until the vegetables are soft.
6. Bean soup with beef
Perfect with croutons or crackers.
You will need: 400 g beef, 200 g beans, 2 carrots, 2 onions, 2 stalks of leeks, 1 bunch of parsley, spices.
Cooking: Beans are traditionally soaked overnight and boiled. Pour water over the beef along with half of the coarsely chopped vegetables and boil for an hour. Remove the boiled vegetables from the pan and cook the fried vegetables from the remaining ones. Add it to the meat along with beans, season the soup, boil for 7-10 minutes and add chopped parsley before serving.
7. Bean soup with pork
We recommend pork ribs so that the broth is rich.
You will need: 400 g pork ribs, 300 g beans, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 tomato, 1 pepper, 2 potatoes, spices.
Cooking: Soak the beans overnight and boil them for an hour. Separate the ribs and lightly fry in a pan, and then pour 1.5 liters of boiling water and boil for another hour. Finely chop the onions, carrots, peppers and tomatoes and fry them all together.
Put the potatoes and half the beans in the broth, boil for 10 minutes and add the frying. Separately, grind the remaining beans with a blender and also put them in the soup for texture. Season and warm everything together a little more – that’s all!
8. Bean soup with buckwheat
Not the most banal combination, but we highly recommend trying it!
You will need: 2 liters of water, 60 g of buckwheat, 250 g of potatoes, 80 g of carrots, 80 g of onions, 50 g of smoked bacon, 180 g of canned beans, spices.
Cooking: Finely chop the onion and bacon, grate the carrots and prepare a roast from them. Put potato cubes, beans and buckwheat in a saucepan, cover with water and boil for 20 minutes. After that, add vegetables from the pan, boilanother 10 minutes and season the soup.
9. Bean soup with meatballs
Delicious and very easy to prepare.
You will need: 1 carrot, 1 onion, 2 liters of water, 1 tomato, 1 zucchini, 200 g minced meat, 400 g canned beans, spices.
Cooking: Mix minced meat with spices and make small meatballs. Finely chop the zucchini, coarsely grate the carrots and lightly fry them together. Add finely chopped peeled tomato. Throw a whole onion and meatballs into boiling water. When they are cooked, add the roast and beans, season the soup and boil for another 2-3 minutes.
10. Soup with minced meat and red beans
Thick and rich so much that it resembles a main dish.
You will need: 400 g minced meat, 1 can of canned red beans, 2 stalks of celery, 1 pepper, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 200 g of tomato puree, garlic, spices and herbs.
Cooking: Fry the minced meat in a pan and finely add chopped vegetables with garlic. Separately cut the potatoes into small cubes and put them in a pan with beans. Pour everything with tomato puree, add the roast and spices, add a little water if necessary and cook the soup until tender.
11. Bean soup with eggplant
Eggplants are not often found in soups, and in vain.
You will need: 500 g pork ribs, 100 g beans, 200 g eggplant, 300 g tomatoes, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 pepper, 2 liters of water, spices.
Cooking: Soak beans and boil until half cooked. Separately, cook the broth on the ribs for an hour, add the beans and boil for another 20 minutes under the lid. Finely chop the eggplant with pepper, chop the onion and grate the carrots. Make a roast of vegetables, mix with grated tomatoes, stew and put it in soup. Season and boil for a couple more minutes, and then let it brew.
12. Bean soup with mushrooms
A very simple recipe with minimal ingredients.
You will need: 500 g canned beans, 150 g mushrooms, 1 onion, 1 carrot, garlic, 3 tbsp. flour, spices.
Cooking: Chop the carrots, mushrooms and onions and fry them together until golden brown. Add flour to it and fry for about 4 more minutes. Pour boiling water over the roast, add beans, garlic and spices, and boil for 15 minutes until tender. Let the soup steep before serving.
13. Bean soup with sauerkraut
An original Hungarian dish for the whole family. Be sure to add red paprika!
You will need: 500 g sauerkraut, 300 g beans, 100 ml vegetable oil, 2 tbsp. flour, 1 onion, garlic and spices.
Cooking: Soak in advance and boil the beans until tender. Pour the cabbage with 1 liter of water and boil for about 20 minutes after boiling. Grind the onion in a blender, fry in a large amount of oil, and add flour and paprika there. Immediately add the fragrant frying to the cabbage, and put the finished beans, spices and chopped garlic there. After boiling, the soup is ready.
14. Bean soup with cauliflower
Even picky kids will love it.
You will need: 1 chicken fillet, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 1 can of canned beans, 1 head of cauliflower, spices.
Cooking: Cut the chicken into small pieces, chop the onion and carrots, and fry them together. Season the roast, transfer to a saucepan and add 1.5 liters of water. After 20 minutes, add the cauliflower florets, and when it becomes soft, add the beans. Let the soup brew a little under the lid.
15. Bean soup with bulgur
You can take any vegetable, meat or mushroom broth.
You will need: 1.5 l of broth, 0.5 cups of bulgur, 300 g of canned beans, 450 g of tomatoes in their own juice, 2 carrots, 1 onion, spices, garlic.
Cooking: Finely chop the onion, garlic and carrots, and fry them immediately in a saucepan until the onion is translucent. Add tomatoes, stir and simmer for about 5 minutes. Pour the hot broth into the pan, add the beans, add the bulgur and cook under the lid until the cereal is ready.
16. Bean soup with pumpkin
We know exactly how to surprise you!
You will need: 500 g pumpkin, 1 cup beans, 1 onion, 1 carrot, 300 g tomatoes in their own juice, spices.
Cooking: Boil the beans in advance and save 1 liter of the broth instead of the broth. Cut the pumpkin into a medium cube, and finely chop the onion with carrots. Fry everything together for a couple of minutes, add tomatoes, mix and fill with broth. Season the soup and cook over low heat until the pumpkin is soft. At the end, add beans and spices, and heat for a couple more minutes.
17. Bean soup with pickles
The original variation of a hearty pickle.
You will need: 150 g beans, 3 potatoes, 4 pickles, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 2 liters of water, 1 tsp. turmeric and paprika, spices.
Cooking: Boil the beans until half cooked, randomly chop the onion and potatoes, add to the beans and add more water. Gradually add grated carrots there. When the potatoes and beans are almost ready, put the grated cucumbers into the pan, season the soup and boil for another 10-15 minutes.
18. Green bean soup with rice
Easy spring/summer soup recipe for every day.
You will need: 1.7 l broth, 1/4 cup rice, 0.5 cup green beans, 1 carrot, 1 tomato, 1 onion, 1 zucchini, half a pepper, 1 bunch of green onions, spices.
Cooking: Randomly chop all the vegetables and simmer them for about 15 minutes. Add green beans, cover with water, bring to a boil and add rice. Leave on medium heat until the cereal is ready, season and sprinkle with chopped green onions.
19. Green bean vegetable soup
Another lean recipe, this time with green asparagus beans.
You will need: 200 g green beans, 2 potatoes, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 pepper, 1 zucchini, 700 ml water, spices.
Cooking: Cut the potatoes into strips, grate the carrots, finely chop the onion, and cut the pepper with zucchini into cubes. Put the potatoes, onions and carrots in a saucepan, cover with water and boil for 7 minutes after boiling. Add the beans, and after another 5 minutes – the rest of the vegetables and spices. Keep the soup on medium heat for a little longer.
20. Green bean soup with tomato
Any meat is suitable – from chicken to pork.
You will need: 150 g of green beans, 300 g of meat, 2 liters of water, 1 carrot, 1 onion, 1 tomato, 3 potatoes, herbs, spices.
Cooking: Cut the meat into portions, fill with water and boil until tender. Coarsely grate the carrots, chop the onion and tomato, and simmer everything together for about 7 minutes. Cut the potatoes into medium cubes and add to the broth. After 10 minutes – add green beans and frying, and after another 10 – spices and chopped herbs.