1. Food
Send to a Friend via Email
You can opt-out at any time. Please refer to our privacy policy for contact information.

Discuss in my forum

Vegetarian Butter Bean Soup Recipe

User Rating 5 Star Rating (3 Reviews)

By

Vegetarian Butter Bean Soup Recipe

Vegetarian butter bean soup

Photo by Bush's® Beans
Try this unconventional vegetarian and vegan butter bean soup recipe. Butter beans, or lima beans, add such a great texture to a soup, being larger and softer than most beans. This simple vegetarian and vegan butter bean soup recipe is made with tomatoes and lots of veggies for a nutritious and soothing meal. Vegetarian butter bean soup recipe courtesy of Bush's® Beans.

Like vegetable soup? See also: Vegetable soup, seven ways

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 cups celery, finely chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, finely chopped
  • 3/4 cup onion, finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 16 ounce cans butter beans (lima beans), drained
  • 1 14 ounce can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp basil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Preparation:

In a large pan, cook the celery, carrots and onion in oil until soft. Add the flour; cook and stir for 1 minute. Gradually add water, stirring until smooth.

Add the beans and remaining ingredients and bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer for 20 to 25 minutes or until slightly thickened.

Like this butter bean soup? Scroll down for more vegetarian bean soup recipes to try.

User Reviews

Reviews for this section have been closed.

 5 out of 5
Butter Bean Soup, Guest Ilene

I've made this soup recipe over and over we love it. I use organic vegetable stock instead of water.

4 out of 4 people found this helpful.

See all 3 reviews

The best vegetarian bean soups
  1. About.com
  2. Food
  3. Vegetarian Food
  4. Soups, Salads & Beverages
  5. Vegetarian Soups
  6. Vegetarian/ Vegan Butter Bean Soup - Recipe

©2014 About.com. All rights reserved.