Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 25 mins

A great, easy soup for chilly days. From the Healthy College Cookbook. But, not just college students will love it!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a skillet over medium heat, saute the onion and garlic in the oil until soft (approx 5-7 min/).
  2. Combine the onion and garlic in large pot with beans and water. Bring to a boil.
  3. Add the green pepper, reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  4. Allow to cool slightly and then puree half of the soup in a blender.
  5. Return mixture from blender to pot and heat to serving temperature.
  6. Top with cheese and serve with whole wheat bread or crackers.


Most Helpful

This was just OK....nothing special. Personally I found it WAY too watery and bland. I made with chicken stock, added 1 can of fire roasted tomatoes, and 1t of cumin with 1/2t chili powder in an attempt to give it some flavor. I'll finish eating the servings I made and froze, but won't be making this again. Sorry! Thanks for sharing.....

LillyZackMom October 12, 2010

This is a decent soup. Next time I'll make it with vegetable stock though because it was a bit bland. It was fine without being pureed. I agree with the user, Parsley, that this soup would be great with some tomatoes.

Autsayder February 21, 2010

I made this soup tonight. Made no changes. It is a recipe that I will make again. A good soup for a cold day!!!

jo7rob5 January 11, 2010

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