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    Coconut Milk Bean Soup

    Total Time:

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    Cook Time:

    35 mins

    15 mins

    20 mins

    Enjolinfam's Note:

    This recipe comes from Tanzania. A friend from Togo brought me this recipe he found on the internet, because he knew I was looking for African recipes to post for ZWT4. Cooking time doesn't include the time to cook the 1/2 cup rice. Thanks Sylvanus!

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    Ingredients:

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In a large saucepan, heat the oil and sauté the onions until softened (maybe about 5 minutes).
    2. 2
      Add green peppers, curry powder, salt, pepper, butter or margarine, and tomato, and simmer for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the kidney beans with their liquid, the coconut milk, and water.
    4. 4
      Simmer gently for 10 minutes, Stir in the cooked rice and heat for about 2 minutes.
    5. 5
      Ladle into bowls. Top each serving with 1 Tablespoon of shredded coconut, and serve.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 01, 2011

      55

      This was excellent! Even the picky eaters loved it. I think next time I will add a little more beans, rice, and tomatoes as I like a lot of "stuff" in my soups. The flavor was fantastic though. I served it with fresh pumpernickel bread and it went really well together. This also helped to teach our kids about the foods that people in Africa eat.

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    • on April 11, 2009

      55

      Loved this recipe! Only had black beans on hand, so used them instead of kidney beans, and it was great. Didn't add green pepper at DH doesn't like it. Great recipe - thanks!

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    • on December 19, 2008

      55

      Excellent recipe! Even THE PICKY ONE loved it - she wants it for her birthday dinner! I wish I had doubled the recipe as everyone loved it & went for 3rds. The only thing I would do differently would be to saute the onions longer as they didn't soften up enough. Delicious, fast & easy! Made for the Vegan Swap 12/08.

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    Nutritional Facts for Coconut Milk Bean Soup

    Serving Size: 1 (389 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 594.3
     
    Calories from Fat 265
    44%
    Total Fat 29.5 g
    45%
    Saturated Fat 23.4 g
    117%
    Cholesterol 15.2 mg
    5%
    Sodium 798.3 mg
    33%
    Total Carbohydrate 77.3 g
    25%
    Dietary Fiber 7.9 g
    31%
    Sugars 54.9 g
    219%
    Protein 8.2 g
    16%

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