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Homemade Bean Soup Recipes

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Vegetarian bean soup is a quick, healthy, high-fiber and high-protein meal. If you're looking for a low-fat vegetarian or vegan bean soup recipe, try one of these.

1. Super Easy Black Bean Soup

Use canned black beans and salsa to get this simple black bean soup onto the table in just a few minutes. The cheese and sour cream are optional, so the recipe is also suitable for vegans.

2. Vegetarian Bean and Corn Chowder

This bean soup with corn is oil-free making it just about fat-free as well, other than the tiny bit of fat in the beans. It's pretty filling, so you just need a side salad or perhaps some artisan bread to make it a meal.

3. Tortilla Soup with Kidney Beans

Homemade tortilla soup is easy to make vegetarian with healthy and high fiber kidney beans for protein. Serve your vegetarian tortilla soup with extra tortilla chips, of course! If you like tortilla soup, you might also want to try this similar blaack bean vegetarian tortilla soup recipe

4. Tuscan Sun Dried Tomato and Garbanzo Bean Soup

If you're looking for something a little fancier than the average bean soup, this Italian garbanzo bean soup with sun dried tomatoes is a good one to try. Flavored with fresh rosemary and a hint of crushed red pepper flakes and Parmesan cheese, this is an elegant Italian bean soup packed with texture and flavor.

5. Vegetarian Three-Bean Taco Soup

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Perhaps one of the best things about bean soups is that they can be made so quickly with mostly canned ingredients. Of course, adding fresh ingredients is always best, but when recipes are as delicious, simple and quick as this taco soup, they can be forgiven for calling for canned! 

6. Vegan Barley and Bean Soup

Who needs beef? This bean and barley soup is naturally cholesterol-free and won't clog your arteries like a beef and barley soup. With plenty of nostalgic flavors and lots of veggies, this bean and barley soup recipe is a full meal in a bowl.

7. Homemade Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Here's a unique healthy bean soup recipe: a Moroccan spiced hearty vegetable stew with chickpeas, also called garbanzo beans. Spiced with jalapenos and sweetened with just a touch of fruit juice, this is a high-protein and low-fat bean and vegetable soup recipe that is quick and easy, yet stands out from the rest.

8. Butter Bean Soup with Tomatoes and Veggies

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 bean soup recipe is made with tomatoes and lots of veggies for a nutritious and soothing meal.

9. Mexican Spiced Black Bean Soup Recipe

Another simple and easy vegetarian black bean soup recipe made from canned black beans. Flavored with the spices of Mexico - cumin, oregano and chili powder - this is a flavorful and versatile black bean soup.

10. Three Bean Soup with Pasta and Vegetables

Three bean soup with vegetables and pasta. Is it a bean soup? A vegetable soup or a noodle soup? Yes, yes and yes! This super healthy bean soup with vegetables and pasta is all three, and, it's low in fat and calories while still providing so many healthy vegetables and some protein too.

11. Vegan Red Bean Soup with Cumin

A simple, yet healthy vegetarian and vegan red bean soup recipe with carrots and celery for nutrition and flavor, and gently spiced with cumin and oregano. This is the way bean soup should be: simple, comforting, filling and fulfilling.

12. More easy vegetarian recipes

If you like these quick, easy and healthy vegetarian bean soup recipes, check out some more simple vegetarian meals, including easy tofu recipes, vegetarian dinners, vegetarian casseroles, and of course, plenty of quick, easy and healthy desserts!

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