Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 15 mins

An easy, healthy soup.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In large sauce pan, saute bell peppers in olive oil until slightly tender.
  2. Add beans, broth, water, cumin, oregano, pepper, and ground red pepper. Bring to boil over high heat.
  3. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer, stirring once or twice, for 15 minutes.
  4. Ladle half of the soup into a food processor or blender and puree.
  5. Return puree to the pan and add lemon peel.
  6. Ladle soup into bowls and top each serving w/ peppers.


Most Helpful

My DH made this while I was out of town (if he can, you can too) and wanted me to give it 4 stars. Must be an easy one! He used all red pepper, no green pepper.

Brooke the Cook in WI April 04, 2009

Very tasty and quick to prepare. The lemon was a nice touch. The color of the soup isn't the most appealling so the addition of the peppers jazzes it up. I decreased the red pepper to 1/8 tsp and also served with a dollop of sour cream. I wasn't sure when to add the olive oil so I just added it at the beginning.

Janay December 08, 2007

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