Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 30 mins

This is a very easy to prepare and tasty recipe. I work and go to school full time so dont have time to prepare fancy stuff. This hardly takes half hour to prepare and very filling and delicious. I got this from a turkish friend of mine, but am not sure if its turkish.Dont matter, taste good enough to me.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the oil in a pan and add chopped onions.
  2. Once the onions are translucent and soft, add the ginger, garlic, cumin seeds and parsley.
  3. Cook until fragrant.
  4. Now, add the salsa, tomato paste,alongwith some water,kidney beans plus the liquid (about half cup liquid).
  5. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  6. Simmer until thick enough.
  7. Serve warm with thick crusty bread.


Most Helpful

Oh my!!! This is a winner!!! I just finished a big bowl of this soup on this bitter cold day. Wow, is this ever good! The combination of ingredients is "right-on" for a hearty, comforting soup. We particularly like the addition of the salsa in it to really give it a hearty flavor. Can't wait to make this again, VivaForever.

Merlot January 21, 2008

Couldn't believe a bean soup that is so easily made could taste so good! The salsa along with the rest of the ingredients made for a quick, delicious, hearty and flavorful soup. No changes needed for this one. Served with crusty buns it made for a meal in itself. Thank you Erum and thank your Turkish friend for sharing. It's already in my keeper collection!

Gerry January 21, 2006

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